Nore Family History

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Nore Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named from Old Norse nór ‘narrows’ (see Nohr 1), or, in Nordfjord, a compound of nór + á ‘small river’. English: probably a habitational name from Nore in Surrey.

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


Similar surnames: Ore, Dore, Gore, Nored, Nora, Noe, More, Lore, Worl, Norr

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Nore Family Origin

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Nore Family Occupations

What did your Nore ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Crane Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nore. 12% of Nore men worked as a Crane Driver and 37% of Nore women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nore were General Labourer Heavy Worker and Hairdresser

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Crane Driver
    12%
  • Drapers Assistant
    12%
  • Engineer Labourer H W
    12%
  • General Labourer Heavy Worker
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    37%
  • Dressmaker Presser
    10%
  • Grocery Saleswoman
    10%
  • Hairdresser
    10%

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

Nore Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Nore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nore 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 672 immigration records available for the last name Nore. 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 262 military records available for the last name Nore. For the veterans among your Nore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nore Life Expectancy

What is the average Nore lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Nore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nore in 1955 was 62, and 67 in 2003.

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