Korthals Family History

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Korthals Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: descriptive nickname for someone with a short neck (kort hals).

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


Similar surnames: Kortman, Goethals, Korfhage, Nordhaus, Koral, Holthaus, Kohlhaas

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Korthals Family Origin

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Korthals Family Occupations

What did your Korthals ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Korthals occupation in the USA was Tailor. 40% of Korthals's were Tailors. Tailor, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Korthals. A less common occupation for the Korthals family was Works In Shoe Factory.

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  • Tailor

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Works In Shoe Factory

    20%

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

Korthals Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Korthals Life Expectancy

What is the average Korthals lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Korthals life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Korthals in 1962 was 75, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Korthals

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Korthals 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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