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Normington Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): apparently a habitational name, probably from any of various places called Normanton, notably the one in West Yorkshire, which are named with Old English Northman ‘Norseman’, ‘Viking’ + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Norrington, Wormington, Warmington, Dorrington, Harrington, Armington

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Where is the Normington family from?

You can see how Normington families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Normington family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Normington families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 576 Normington families living in Yorkshire. This was about 76% of all the recorded Normington's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Normington families in 1891.
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What did your Normington ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Normington. 18% of Normington men worked as a General Labourer and 79% of Normington women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Normington were Roadstone Quarrier and Weaver. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    18%
  • Colliery Hewer Below
    7%
  • Painter Decorator
    7%
  • Roadstone Quarrier
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    79%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
    2%
  • Weaver
    2%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Normington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Normington 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 849 immigration records available for the last name Normington. 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 Cards

There are 840 military records available for the last name Normington. For the veterans among your Normington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Normington lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Normington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Normington in 1957 was 71, and 74 in 2004.

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