Kor Name Meaning

Scottish: unexplained. Perhaps a respelling of Caw, a reduced form of McCaw. Possibly a variant of German Kur, an occupational name from Middle High German kure ‘officialinspector’ or Middle Low German kur(e) ‘scout’, ‘lookout’.Dutch: unexplained. Polish: perhaps an altered form of a topographic or habitational name from any of various places named with Slavic gora ‘mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Kos, Korn, Ko, Korb, Kort, Korf, Coor, Rohr, Kok, Goy

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Kor Family Origin

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Kor Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kor occupation in the USA was Washwoman. 100% of Kor's were Washwomans.

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Kor Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Kor Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kor in 1963 was 73, and 86 in 2004.

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