Corda Family History

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Corda Name Meaning

from corda ‘rope’, ‘string’ (Latin c(h)orda, from Greek khorde), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of cord or string, or a nickname for a habitual wearer of decorative ties and ribbons. from a short form of a medieval Tuscan personal name, Bentaccorda, an omen name meaning ‘well granted’.

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


Similar surnames: Cord, Korda, Carda, Cordes, Cardo, Corra, Cordi, Codd, Corn, Cords

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Corda Family Origin

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Corda Family Occupations

What did your Corda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Corda. 25% of Corda men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Corda women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Corda were Chauffeur and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Chauffeur
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    28%
  • Packer
    19%
  • Telephone Operator
    19%
  • New Worker
    19%

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

Corda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Corda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corda 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Corda. 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 631 military records available for the last name Corda. For the veterans among your Corda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corda Life Expectancy

What is the average Corda lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Corda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Corda in 1955 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

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