Nord Family History

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Nord Name Meaning

Scandinavian and Dutch: topographic or ornamental name from Scandinavian nord, Dutch noord ‘north’. As a topographic name it would have denoted someone who lived in the northern part of a village or to the north of a main settlement or someone who had migrated from the north. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Nord ‘north’. Dutch, German, and French: from a short form of a Germanic personal name with the first element nord ‘north’, for example Norbert.

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

Similar surnames: Ford, Lord, Nora, Cord, Nold, Norr, Nard, Ord, Nori, Nored

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Nord Family Origin

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Nord Family Occupations

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In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Nord.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Nord Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Nord. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nord 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Nord. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Nord. For the veterans among your Nord ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nord Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Nord life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nord in 1946 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

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