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

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Corkery Family Occupations

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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.

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  • Labourer

    18%
  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Builder Labourer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

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Corkery Historical Records

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Corkery Life Expectancy

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