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Corte Family History

Corte Name Meaning

Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: from corte ‘court’ (Latin cohors ‘yard’, ‘enclosure’, genitive cohortis), applied as an occupational name for someone who worked at a manorial court or a topographic name for someone who lived in or by one. English: variant spelling of Court. Americanized spelling of Korte.

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


Similar surnames: Cort, Conte, Porte, Court, Cote, Corne, Korte, Corse, Forte, Cortes

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Where is the Corte family from?

You can see how Corte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Corte family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Corte families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Corte families living in Missouri. This was about 19% of all the recorded Corte's in the USA. Missouri and 1 other state had the highest population of Corte families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Corte surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Corte ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Corte. 25% of Corte men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Corte women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Corte were Truck Driver and Maid.

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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
    25%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    14%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Maid
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Corte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corte 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Corte. 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 Corte. For the veterans among your Corte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Corte lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Corte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Corte in 1950 was 46, and 87 in 2004.

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