Jorde Family History

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Jorde Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named, from Old Norse gerði ‘enclosed land’, ‘field’.

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


Similar surnames: Forde, Gjerde, Horne, Bode, Borden, Morden, Gerde, Cordes, Borge

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Jorde Family Origin

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Jorde Family Occupations

What did your Jorde ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jorde family was Spinner Wool Mill. The most common Jorde occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Jorde's were Farmers. Farmer, At Home and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jorde.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • At Home

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Spinner Wool Mill

    17%

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

Jorde Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jorde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jorde 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Jorde. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Jorde. For the veterans among your Jorde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jorde Life Expectancy

What is the average Jorde lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Jorde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Jorde in 1965 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jorde

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jorde 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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