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Decorte Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a short person, from Middle Dutch corte ‘short’, preceded by the definite article de.

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


Similar surnames: De Coster, De Porter, Deboe, Decoste, Ducote, Pecore, Corti

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Where is the Decorte family from?

You can see how Decorte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Decorte family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Decorte families were found in USA in 1920. In 1871 there were 5 Decorte families living in Renfrewshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Decorte's in Scotland. Renfrewshire had the highest population of Decorte families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Decorte surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Decorte ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Decorte. 78% of Decorte men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Decorte women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Decorte were Salesman and Shoe Worker. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    78%
  • Salesman
    23%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    43%
  • Clerk
    29%
  • Shoe Worker
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Decorte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Decorte 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 282 immigration records available for the last name Decorte. 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 187 military records available for the last name Decorte. For the veterans among your Decorte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Decorte lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Decorte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Decorte in 1960 was 38, and 83 in 2004.

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