Koren Family History

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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: nickname from koren ‘root’.

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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Koren Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Koren name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Koren. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Koren Family Origin

Where is the Koren family from?

Koren Family Occupations

What did your Koren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Koren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Koren's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeps House and M. D. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koren. A less common occupation for the Koren family was Preacher.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • M. D.

  • Preacher


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Koren ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Koren Historical Records

What Koren family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Koren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koren census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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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Draft Card

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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Koren Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koren ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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