Norquist Family History

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Norquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements norr, nord ‘north’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Nordquist, Boquist, Oquist, Nyquist, Lofquist, Tornquist, Cronquist

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Norquist Family Origin

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Norquist Family Occupations

What did your Norquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Norquist. 7% of Norquist men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Norquist women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Norquist were Farmer and Helper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    7%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Electrician
    3%
  • Farmer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Clerk
    4%
  • Helper
    4%

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

Norquist Historical Records

What Norquist family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Norquist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Norquist 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 749 immigration records available for the last name Norquist. 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 652 military records available for the last name Norquist. For the veterans among your Norquist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Norquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Norquist lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Norquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Norquist in 1961 was 52, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Norquist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Norquist 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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