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Corral Family History

Corral Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic name for someone who lived near an enclosure for livestock, corral. There are numerous places named with this word, in both the singular and plural forms, and to a large extent the surname is a habitational name from these.

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


Similar surnames: Coval, Corrales, Toral, Cerra, Dorval, Morra, Cabral, Correa, Cora

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Where is the Corral family from?

You can see how Corral families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Corral family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Corral families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Corral family living in Connecticut. This was about 50% of all the recorded Corral's in the USA. Connecticut and 1 other state had the highest population of Corral families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Corral surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Corral ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Corral. 42% of Corral men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Corral women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Corral were Lemon Picker and Waitress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    42%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Miner
    6%
  • Lemon Picker
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Saleslady
    9%
  • Waitress
    9%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Corral. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corral census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Corral. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Corral. For the veterans among your Corral ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Corral lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Corral life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Corral in 1953 was 42, and 69 in 2004.

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