Cort Family History

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Cort Name Meaning

Catalan: from cort ‘court’ (Latin cohors, genitive cohortis, ‘yard’, ‘enclosure’), an occupational name for someone who worked in a manorial court or a topographic name for someone who lived in or by one. Variant spelling of German and Jewish Kort.

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

Similar surnames: Corte, Court, Fort, Port, Ort, Cott, Curt, Kort, Cord, Corn

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Cort Family Origin

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Cort Family Occupations

What did your Cort ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Electrical Engineer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cort. 34% of Cort men worked as an Electrical Engineer and 76% of Cort women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cort were Retired and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Bricklayers Labourer
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties

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

Cort Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Cort. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cort 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cort. 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 Cort. For the veterans among your Cort ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cort Life Expectancy

What is the average Cort lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cort life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Cort in 1955 was 43, and 66 in 2004.

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