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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • At Home

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Spinner Wool Mill

    17%

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

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Jorde Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jorde

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