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Find more Nordby relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 8 less people named Nordby in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 594 people named Nordby in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Nordby in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 586 people named Nordby were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 46 hours a week
  • 570 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Nordby families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • The most common mother tongue was Danish
  • 128 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • 22% were born in foreign countries