Corson Family History

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Corson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Curzon. English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French corson, a diminutive of curt ‘short’ (see Court).

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


Similar surnames: Carson, Gordon, Cordon, Curson, Colson, Corbin, Lorson, Person

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Corson Family Origin

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Corson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Draper

    5%
  • Fisherman

    5%
  • Joiner

    5%

In 1881, the most common Corson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Corson's were Farmers. Farmer, Draper and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corson. A less common occupation for the Corson family was Joiner.

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Corson Historical Records

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Corson Life Expectancy

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