Norcross Family History

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Norcross Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place near Blackpool, so named from Old English norð ‘north’ + cros ‘cross’.

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

Similar surnames: Cross, Holycross, Morcom, Snodgrass, Norrod, Norris, Forrest, Pross

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Norcross Family Origin

Where is the Norcross family from?

Norcross Family Occupations

What did your Norcross ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Norcross. The most common Norcross occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Norcross's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Norcross family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Norcross Historical Records

What Norcross family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Norcross. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Norcross 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 Norcross. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Norcross. For the veterans among your Norcross ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Norcross Life Expectancy

What is the average Norcross lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Norcross life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Norcross in 1952 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Norcross

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Norcross 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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