Nora Name Meaning

Italian and German: from a short form of the feminine personal name (E)leonora. Southern Italian: perhaps a habitational name from localities named Nora in Modica and Scicli. Portuguese: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Nora, from nora ‘draw well’.

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

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Nora Family Origin

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Nora Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    27%
  • Works On Farm

    27%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%

In 1880, the most common Nora occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 27% of Nora's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Nora family was Carpenter. Farm Laborer, Works On Farm and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nora.

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Nora Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Nora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Nora in 1955 was 32, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nora

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