Corn Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old English corn, a metathesized form of cran ‘crane’ (see Crane). English: from Middle English corn ‘grain’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a grain merchant or grower, or possibly a miller. English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of hand mills, Old English cweorn. Altered spelling of German Korn or a shortened form of any of the composite names formed with this element.

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


Similar surnames: Horn, Korn, Cord, Corne, Coan, Corp, Cork, Copp, Born, Carn

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Corn Family Origin

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Corn Family Occupations

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  • Laborer (Farm)

    10%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    5%
  • Laborer Farm

    5%
  • Agr.Lab.

    2%

In 1881, Laborer (Farm), Agricultural Laborer and Laborer Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corn. The most common Corn occupation in the UK was Laborer (Farm). 10% of Corn's were Laborer (Farm)s. A less common occupation for the Corn family was Agr.Lab..

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Corn Historical Records

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Corn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Corn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Corn in 1946 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corn

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