Nordell Family History

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Nordell Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements nord ‘north’ + the common surname element -ell, a derivative of the Latin adjectival ending -elius.

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

Similar surnames: Norrell, Norell, Torell, Forsell, Norden, Nordwall, Norder, Bodell

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Nordell Family Origin

Where is the Nordell family from?

Nordell Family Occupations

What did your Nordell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nordell family was Clergyman. The most common Nordell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Nordell's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nordell.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Carpenter

  • Clergyman


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Nordell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Nordell Historical Records

What Nordell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nordell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nordell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nordell. 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 504 military records available for the last name Nordell. For the veterans among your Nordell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nordell Life Expectancy

What is the average Nordell lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Nordell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Nordell in 1953 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nordell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nordell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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