Norrie Family History

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Norrie Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Norris. Black offers evidence that this name was interchangeable with Norn, an old Orkney surname derived from Old Norse Norræna, the name of the Norse language; alternatively, it may be from Old Norse Noregr ‘Norway’. English: variant of Northey.

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

Similar surnames: Norris, Morris, Nore, Forgie, Lourie, Corrie, Currie, Berrie, Norrid

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Norrie Family Origin

Where is the Norrie family from?

Norrie Family Occupations

What did your Norrie ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Fisherman and Farm Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Norrie. A less common occupation for the Norrie family was Labourer. The most common Norrie occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Norrie's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Fisherman

  • Farm Servant

  • Labourer


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

Norrie Historical Records

What Norrie family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Norrie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Norrie 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Norrie. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Norrie. For the veterans among your Norrie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Norrie Life Expectancy

What is the average Norrie lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Norrie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Norrie in 1958 was 56, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Norrie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Norrie 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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