Corkery Family History

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Corkery Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corcra ‘descendant of Corcra’, a personal name derived from corcair ‘purple’ (ultimately cognate with Latin purpur).

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

Similar surnames: Dockery, Cooney, Dormer, Berkery, Corker, Corkern, Convery, Corey

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Corkery Family Origin

Where is the Corkery family from?

Corkery Family Occupations

What did your Corkery ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Corkery occupation in the UK was Labourer. 18% of Corkery's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Corkery family was Carpenter. Labourer, Annuitant and Builder Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corkery.

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  • Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Builder Labourer

  • Carpenter


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

Corkery Historical Records

What Corkery family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Corkery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corkery 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Corkery. 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 Corkery. For the veterans among your Corkery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corkery Life Expectancy

What is the average Corkery lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Corkery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Corkery in 1956 was 80, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corkery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corkery 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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