Korf Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a basketmaker, from Low German Korf ‘basket’. Jewish (from Ukraine): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Korb, Koff, Kopf, Korn, Kor, Kort, Orf, Dorf, Toro, Nord

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Korf Family Origin

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Korf Family Occupations

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  • Lodging House Keeper

    100%

In 1881, the most common Korf occupation in the UK was Lodging House Keeper. 100% of Korf's were Lodging House Keepers.

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Korf Historical Records

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Korf Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Korf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Korf in 1958 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Korf

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