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Cordes Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of cord or string or a nickname for a habitual wearer of decorative ties and ribbons, from the genitive or plural form of Old French corde ‘string’ (see Coard). Variant spelling of German Kordes. French: habitational name from any of several places called Cordes.

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


Similar surnames: Cordell, Corder, Bordes, Cords, Corda, Cordon, Cortes, Carden, Lodes

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Cordes Family Origin

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Cordes Family Occupations

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  • Sugar Baker

    10%
  • Sugar Refiner

    10%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Biscuit Baker

    5%

In 1881, Sugar Baker, Sugar Refiner and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cordes. A less common occupation for the Cordes family was Biscuit Baker. The most common Cordes occupation in the UK was Sugar Baker. 10% of Cordes's were Sugar Bakers.

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Cordes Historical Records

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Cordes Life Expectancy

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