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Kohrt Family History

Kohrt Name Meaning

North German: from a Low German pet form of the personal name Konrad.

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

Similar surnames: Kort, Ohrt, Kohr, Kohn, Mohr, Kuhrt, Kost, Koerth, Ohr, Ort

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Where is the Kohrt family from?

You can see how Kohrt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kohrt family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Kohrt families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Kohrt families living in New York. This was about 30% of all the recorded Kohrt's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Kohrt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kohrt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kohrt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kohrt. 28% of Kohrt men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Kohrt women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kohrt were Farm and Bookkeeper.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farm

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laundress
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kohrt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kohrt 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 200 immigration records available for the last name Kohrt. 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 493 military records available for the last name Kohrt. For the veterans among your Kohrt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kohrt lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Kohrt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kohrt in 1965 was 80, and 69 in 2004.

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