Nordan Family History

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Nordan Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Norden.

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

Similar surnames: Mordan, Gordan, Norden, Norman, Jorden, Jordan, Nordman, Worman

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Nordan Family Origin

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Nordan Family Occupations

What did your Nordan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nordan family was Harness Maker. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nordan. The most common Nordan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Nordan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Harness Maker


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Nordan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nordan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nordan 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 375 immigration records available for the last name Nordan. 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 704 military records available for the last name Nordan. For the veterans among your Nordan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nordan Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Nordan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Nordan in 1944 was 24, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nordan 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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