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Korting Family History

Korting Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Cortina, Kring, Horning, Harting, Dorning, Worthing, Keating, Goring

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Where is the Korting family from?

You can see how Korting families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Korting family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Korting families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 9 Korting families living in Illinois. This was about 53% of all the recorded Korting's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Korting families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Korting surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Korting ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Korting. 60% of Korting men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Farmer
    40%
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Census Records

There are 499 census records available for the last name Korting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Korting census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 226 immigration records available for the last name Korting. 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 Cards

There are 576 military records available for the last name Korting. For the veterans among your Korting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Korting lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2002, in the United States, Korting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Korting in 1965 was 62, and 64 in 2002.

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