Cortright Family History

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Cortright Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Kortrijk (see Courtright).

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

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Cortright Family Origin

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Cortright Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Cortright occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Cortright's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cortright family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cortright.

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Cortright Historical Records

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Cortright Life Expectancy

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