Cornforth Family History

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Cornforth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cornforth in County Durham, named with Old English corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ (see Crane) + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Cranford, Danforth, Burnworth, Farnworth, Horsford, Colford, Forth

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Cornforth Family Origin

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Cornforth Family Occupations

What did your Cornforth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cornforth family was Annuitant. Wire Drawer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cornforth. The most common Cornforth occupation in the UK was Wire Drawer. 5% of Cornforth's were Wire Drawers.

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  • Wire Drawer

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

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

Cornforth Historical Records

What Cornforth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cornforth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cornforth 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 Cornforth

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cornforth. 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 Cornforth. For the veterans among your Cornforth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cornforth Life Expectancy

What is the average Cornforth lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cornforth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Cornforth in 1962 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cornforth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cornforth 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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