Kortas Family History

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Kortas Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from the dialect verb kortac ‘to plow over a second time’, also ‘to tan somebody’s hide’.

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


Similar surnames: Kotas, Koral, Kurta, Kras, Kort, Korda, Korsak, Kordus, Kordes, Porta

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Kortas Family Origin

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Kortas Family Occupations

What did your Kortas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Saloon Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kortas. The most common Kortas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 60% of Kortas's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Kortas family was Teamster.

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  • Laborer

    60%
  • Saloon Keeper

    20%
  • Teamster

    20%

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

Kortas Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kortas Life Expectancy

What is the average Kortas lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kortas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kortas in 1964 was 69, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kortas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kortas 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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