Cornet Family History

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Cornet Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived on a street corner, from a derivative of corne ‘corner’. Compare Coin. from cornet, denoting either a rustic horn or an object made of horn, hence a metonymic occupational name for a hornblower or for a worker in horn.

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

Similar surnames: Corner, Corne, Horner, Borner, Cordner, Corte, Coronel, Fornes

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Cornet Family Origin

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Cornet Family Occupations

What did your Cornet ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cornet occupation in the UK was Beer House Keeper. 10% of Cornet's were Beer House Keepers. A less common occupation for the Cornet family was Coach Body Maker (RC). Beer House Keeper, Bookseller & Stationer and China Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cornet.

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  • Beer House Keeper

  • Bookseller & Stationer

  • China Agent

  • Coach Body Maker (RC)


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

Cornet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Cornet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cornet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Cornet

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cornet. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Cornet. For the veterans among your Cornet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cornet Life Expectancy

What is the average Cornet lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cornet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cornet in 1962 was 81, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cornet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cornet 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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