Corey Family History

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Corey Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse personal name Kori, which is of uncertain meaning. Northern Irish: variant of Curry.

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


Similar surnames: Corby, Carey, Corley, Morey, Lorey, Cowey, Cobey, Coley, Coney

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Corey Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Corey name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Corey. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    43%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • Germanic Europe

    8%

  • France

    5%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

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Corey Family Origin

Where is the Corey family from?

Corey Family Occupations

What did your Corey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Ag Labr and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corey. A less common occupation for the Corey family was Baker (Journeyman). The most common Corey occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Corey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Ag Labr

    4%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Baker (Journeyman)

    4%

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

Corey Historical Records

What Corey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 83,000 census records available for the last name Corey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corey 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Corey. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Corey. For the veterans among your Corey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corey Life Expectancy

What is the average Corey lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Corey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Corey in 1942 was 24, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corey 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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