Cort Name Meaning

Catalan: from cort ‘court’ (Latin cohors, genitive cohortis, ‘yard’, ‘enclosure’), an occupational name for someone who worked in a manorial court or a topographic name for someone who lived in or by one. Variant spelling of German and Jewish Kort.

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


Similar surnames: Corte, Court, Fort, Port, Ort, Cott, Curt, Kort, Cord, Corn

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Cort Family Origin

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Cort Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Grocer

    4%
  • Works In Shoe Shop

    4%
  • Boarder

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Grocer and Works In Shoe Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cort. The most common Cort occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Cort's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cort family was Boarder.

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Cort Historical Records

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Cort Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Cort life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Cort in 1955 was 43, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cort

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