Korfhage Family History

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Korfhage Name Meaning

German: probably an occupational name for a peddler who carried his wares in a basket, from Low German Korf ‘basket’ + Hake ‘huckster’, or a topographic name for someone living near a woven fence, from Hag ‘hedge’, ‘fence’, ‘enclosure’. Dutch: from a builder’s term for the basket frame (literally ‘basket hedge’) used to hold hardcore in front of breastworks.

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


Similar surnames: Krage, Korab, Kornhauser, Sorge, Burlage, Korthals, Korda, Krager

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Korfhage Family Origin

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Korfhage Family Occupations

What did your Korfhage ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Korfhage occupation in the USA was Catholic Priest. 33% of Korfhage's were Catholic Priests. Catholic Priest and Retail Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Korfhage. A less common occupation for the Korfhage family was Watch Maker.

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  • Catholic Priest

    33%
  • Retail Grocer

    33%
  • Watch Maker

    33%

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Korfhage Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Korfhage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Korfhage 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Korfhage. 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 Korfhage. For the veterans among your Korfhage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Korfhage Life Expectancy

What is the average Korfhage lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Korfhage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Korfhage in 1963 was 77, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Korfhage

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Korfhage 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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