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Natvig Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several places so named. One example in Sogn is named with Old Norse naddr ‘stud nail’ (relating to the shape of a headland) + vik ‘bay inlet’; another in Agder is from Old Norse knǫttr ‘hummock’ + vik; and a third in Sunnmøre is from not ‘nut’ + vik.

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


Similar surnames: Navia, Naves, Nava, Nadig, Attig, Natter, Savin, Attia, Atkin, Galvin

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Where is the Natvig family from?

You can see how Natvig families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Natvig family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 16 Natvig families living in Iowa. This was about 46% of all the recorded Natvig's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Natvig families in 1920.
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What did your Natvig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Natvig. 55% of Natvig men worked as a Farmer and 39% of Natvig women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Natvig were Operator and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    55%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Operator
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    39%
  • Teacher
    31%
  • Model
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 796 immigration records available for the last name Natvig. 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 Cards

There are 360 military records available for the last name Natvig. For the veterans among your Natvig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Natvig lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Natvig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Natvig in 1964 was 77, and 92 in 2004.

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