Correia Family History

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Correia Name Meaning

Portuguese: from correia ‘leather strap’, ‘belt’, ‘rein’, ‘shoelace’ (Latin corrigia ‘fastening’, from corrigere ‘to straighten’, ‘to correct’), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of such articles.

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

Similar surnames: Correa, Corbeil, Corda, Carreira, Correira, Coria, Corriea, Cordell

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Correia Family Origin

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Correia Family Occupations

What did your Correia ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dipper For Electric Guilder and Domestic Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Correia. 20% of Correia men worked as a Dipper For Electric Guilder and 17% of Correia women worked as a Domestic Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Correia were Platers Labourer Shipyard and None

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dipper For Electric Guilder
  • Docker (heavy Worker)
  • Mercantile Marine
  • Platers Labourer Shipyard

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Maid
  • Household Dutiesinvalid
  • Laundry Hand
  • None

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Correia Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Correia. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Correia. For the veterans among your Correia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Correia Life Expectancy

What is the average Correia lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Correia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Correia in 1941 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Correia

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