Norgaard Family History

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Norgaard Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Nordgård, from nord ‘north’ + gård ‘farm’. Swedish: ornamental name or habitational name based on a farm name with the same etymology as 1.

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


Similar surnames: Nygaard, Norland, Negaard, Nordmark, Gard, Overgaard, Odegaard

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Norgaard Family Origin

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Norgaard Family Occupations

What did your Norgaard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Norgaard. 34% of Norgaard men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Norgaard women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Norgaard were Manager and Teaching

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Manager
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Teacher
    23%
  • Nurse
    10%
  • Teaching
    10%

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

Norgaard Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Norgaard. 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 758 military records available for the last name Norgaard. For the veterans among your Norgaard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Norgaard Life Expectancy

What is the average Norgaard lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Norgaard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Norgaard in 1941 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

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