Narveson Family History

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Narveson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Norwegian Narvesen, a patronymic from the personal name Narve, Old Norse Narfi, ultimately from a word meaning ‘narrow’ (compare Narum).

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


Similar surnames: Nerison, Oveson, Arvidson, Salvesen, Borgeson, Arnesen, Salveson

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Narveson Family Origin

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Narveson Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Narveson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 79% of Narveson's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Grocery Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Narveson. A less common occupation for the Narveson family was Hardware Merchant.

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  • Farmer

    79%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Grocery Clerk

    7%
  • Hardware Merchant

    7%

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

Narveson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Narveson Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Narveson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Narveson in 1966 was 75, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Narveson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Narveson 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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