Korf Family History

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Korf Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a basketmaker, from Low German Korf ‘basket’. Jewish (from Ukraine): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Korb, Koff, Kopf, Korn, Kor, Kort, Orf, Dorf, Toro, Nord

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Korf Family Origin

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Korf Family Occupations

What did your Korf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Korf family was Barber. Farmer, Keeping House and Agent For Fire Insurance were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Korf. The most common Korf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Korf's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Agent For Fire Insurance

    4%
  • Barber

    4%

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

Korf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Korf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Korf 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Korf. 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 925 military records available for the last name Korf. For the veterans among your Korf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Korf Life Expectancy

What is the average Korf lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Korf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Korf in 1958 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Korf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Korf 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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