Corbell Family History

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Corbell Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a basketmaker, from Old French corbeille ‘basket’, or alternatively possibly a nickname for someone with black hair, from Old French corbel ‘raven’. Americanized spelling of Körbel or Korbel. Americanized spelling of Dutch Corbeel, from Old French corbel ‘raven’ (see 1 above).

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

Similar surnames: Corbeil, Cordell, Cornell, Correll, Corbett, Covell, Corwell, Cowell

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Corbell Family Origin

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Corbell Family Occupations

What did your Corbell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Mariner and Accountants Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corbell. The most common Corbell occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of Corbell's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Corbell family was Ag Laborer.

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  • Labourer

  • Mariner

  • Accountants Clerk

  • Ag Laborer


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

Corbell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Corbell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corbell 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 977 immigration records available for the last name Corbell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Corbell. For the veterans among your Corbell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corbell Life Expectancy

What is the average Corbell lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Corbell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Corbell in 1957 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corbell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corbell 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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