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Cornelsen Name Meaning

Dutch: reduced form of Cornelison. North German: patronymic from the personal name Cornelius.

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


Similar surnames: Cornelson, Mortensen, Cornelison, Carlsen, Jorgensen, Bernsen

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Cornelsen Family Origin

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Cornelsen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Going To School

    25%

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In 1881, the most common Cornelsen occupation in Canada was Farmer. 75% of Cornelsen's were Farmers. Farmer and Going To School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cornelsen.

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Cornelsen Historical Records

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Cornelsen Life Expectancy

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