Nordberg Family History

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Nordberg Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named from nord ‘north’ + berg ‘mountain’. Swedish: variant of Norberg.

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

Similar surnames: Norberg, Norenberg, Rodberg, Kornberg, Ostberg, Boberg, Freberg

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Nordberg Family Origin

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Nordberg Family Occupations

What did your Nordberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nordberg family was Milkman. The most common Nordberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Nordberg's were Farmers. Farmer, Dairy and Dairy Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nordberg.

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  • Farmer

  • Dairy

  • Dairy Man

  • Milkman


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

Nordberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nordberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Nordberg lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Nordberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Nordberg in 1953 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nordberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nordberg 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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