Corr Family History

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Corr Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corra ‘descendant of Corra’, a personal name from corr ‘spear’, ‘pointed object’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Carr, Corra, Core, Gorr, Orr, Cord, Corn, Corry, Jory, Cola

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Corr Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Corr name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Corr. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Corr Family Origin

Where is the Corr family from?

Corr Family Occupations

What did your Corr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corr. A less common occupation for the Corr family was Farm Laborer. The most common Corr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Corr's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Corr ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Corr Historical Records

What Corr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Corr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corr census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Corr. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Corr. For the veterans among your Corr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corr Life Expectancy

What is the average Corr lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Corr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Corr in 1941 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corr ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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