Norbury Family History

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Norbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, and Surrey, so called from Old English norð ‘north’ + burh ‘fortress’, ‘fortified town’.

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

Similar surnames: Marbury, Woodbury, Bury, Asbury, Homburg, Tilbury, Colburn, Danbury

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Norbury Family Origin

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Norbury Family Occupations

What did your Norbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Paper Hanger and Attend./Grist Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Norbury. The most common Norbury occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Norbury's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Norbury family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Paper Hanger

  • Attend./Grist Mill

  • Coal Miner


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

Norbury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Norbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Norbury 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Norbury. 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 Norbury. For the veterans among your Norbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Norbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Norbury lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Norbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Norbury in 1956 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Norbury

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Norbury 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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