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Corbridge Family History

Corbridge Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Corbridge in Northumberland named in late Old English as Corebricg ‘bridge near Corchester’ from a shortened form of Corstopitum the Celtic name of Corchester + Old English brycg ‘bridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Cambridge, Bridge, Woodbridge, Surridge, Herridge, Ashbridge

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Where is the Corbridge family from?

You can see how Corbridge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Corbridge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Corbridge families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 163 Corbridge families living in Yorkshire. This was about 42% of all the recorded Corbridge's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Corbridge families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Corbridge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Corbridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Corbridge. 40% of Corbridge men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 72% of Corbridge women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Corbridge were Cotton Spinner and Unpaid Domestic Dut. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
    40%
  • Old Age Pensioner
    20%
  • Market Porter
    20%
  • Cotton Spinner
    20%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Cotton Weaver
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    4%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Corbridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corbridge census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 397 immigration records available for the last name Corbridge. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 516 military records available for the last name Corbridge. For the veterans among your Corbridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Corbridge lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Corbridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Corbridge in 1958 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

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