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Koren Family History

Koren Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Korn . Dutch and North German: from a short form of Cornelis or Cornelius . This name was also established in Norway from the 16th century onward. Slovenian and Croatian; Slovak (Koreň) and Czech (Kořen): from Slovenian and dialectal Croatian koren Slovak koreň Czech kořen ‘(thicker) root’ probably applied as a nickname to a strong steady man or used as an occupational name for someone who gathered and sold roots and herbs. Compare Coren and Coran .

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

Similar surnames: Korn, Oren, Kren, Horen, Toren, Koen, Coren, Doren, Koven, Goren

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Where is the Koren family from?

You can see how Koren families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Koren family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Koren families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Koren families living in Iowa. This was about 46% of all the recorded Koren's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Koren families in 1880.
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What did your Koren ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Koren. 15% of Koren men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Koren women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Koren were Miner and Clerk. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Koren. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Koren. For the veterans among your Koren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Koren lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Koren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Koren in 1950 was 43, and 85 in 2004.

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