Korda Family History

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Korda Name Meaning

Hungarian, Polish, and Jewish (from Hungary and Poland): from korda ‘rope’ (Latin corda ‘rope’). This was used as a nickname in various senses (including ‘monk’, with reference to the rope used by monks as belts). It may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a monk. Czech: from a pet form of the Old Czech personal name Kornel, a vernacular form of Latin Cornelius.

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


Similar surnames: Corda, Kosa, Kara, Kozma, Carda, Korba, Konda, Kunda, Koran, Jordan

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Korda Family Origin

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Korda Family Occupations

What did your Korda ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Film Art Director and Actress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Korda. 17% of Korda men worked as a Film Art Director and 75% of Korda women worked as an Actress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Korda were Managing Editor and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Film Art Director
    17%
  • Film Producer
    17%
  • Formerly Managers Assistant In trades
    17%
  • Managing Editor
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Actress
    75%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    25%

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

Korda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Korda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Korda 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 951 immigration records available for the last name Korda. 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 714 military records available for the last name Korda. For the veterans among your Korda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Korda Life Expectancy

What is the average Korda lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Korda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Korda in 1953 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

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