Norbeck Family History

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Norbeck Name Meaning

Belgian (van Norbeck, van Oorbeek): habitational name from Oorbeek (meaning ‘across the creek’), in Brabant, or from Orbais in Brabant (from an earlier form, Orbec).

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

Similar surnames: Herbeck, Forbeck, Vorbeck, Reeck, Robeck, Hornbeck, Nordick, Storbeck

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Norbeck Family Origin

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Norbeck Family Occupations

What did your Norbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Norbeck family was Builder. The most common Norbeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Norbeck's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Norbeck.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Builder


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

Norbeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Norbeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Norbeck 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 558 immigration records available for the last name Norbeck. 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 628 military records available for the last name Norbeck. For the veterans among your Norbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Norbeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Norbeck lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Norbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Norbeck in 1959 was 60, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Norbeck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Norbeck 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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