Corson Family History

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Corson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Curzon. English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French corson, a diminutive of curt ‘short’ (see Court).

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


Similar surnames: Carson, Gordon, Cordon, Curson, Colson, Corbin, Lorson, Person

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Corson Family Origin

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Corson Family Occupations

What did your Corson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Corson family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corson. The most common Corson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Corson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Corson Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Corson ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Corson Life Expectancy

What is the average Corson lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Corson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Corson in 1941 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corson 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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