Acorn Family History

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Acorn Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; most probably an Americanized form of German Eichhorn.

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

Similar surnames: Corn, Acord, Corl, Zorn, Achorn, Korn, Bacorn, Corns, Coan, Alcorn

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Acorn Family Origin

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Acorn Family Occupations

What did your Acorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Laborer and Pensioner And General Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Acorn. The most common Acorn occupation in the UK was Laborer. 50% of Acorn's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Pensioner And General Labourer


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

Acorn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Acorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Acorn 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 448 immigration records available for the last name Acorn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 582 military records available for the last name Acorn. For the veterans among your Acorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Acorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Acorn lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Acorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Acorn in 1963 was 56, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Acorn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Acorn 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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