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Cordner Surname Meaning

English and Scottish (of Norman origin): from Middle English and Older Scots cordewaner cordener cordiner Anglo-Norman French cordewaner (Old French cordoanier) ‘worker in Cordovan (Spanish) leather’ a product made from goatskin typically used in making soft shoes.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Corner, Cordier, Corder, Bordner, Cordes, Carder, Horner, Bodner

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Where is the Cordner family from?

You can see how Cordner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cordner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cordner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 43 Cordner families living in Durham. This was about 39% of all the recorded Cordner's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Cordner families in 1891.
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What did your Cordner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Cordner. 95% of Cordner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Shop Assistant
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cordner. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cordner. For the veterans among your Cordner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cordner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cordner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Cordner in 1957 was 46, and 67 in 2004.

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