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Nordby Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of fifty or more farmsteads named in Old Norse as Norðbýr ‘the north farm’. Swedish: ornamental name formed with the same elements as 1. Compare Norby 2.

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


Similar surnames: Norby, Hornby, Norden, Nerby, Norder, Corby, Sorby, Godby, Formby

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Nordby Family Origin

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Nordby Family Occupations

What did your Nordby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Lutheran Minister and Upholster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nordby. The most common Nordby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Nordby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nordby family was Works In Piano Factory.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Lutheran Minister

    14%
  • Upholster

    14%
  • Works In Piano Factory

    14%

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

Nordby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nordby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nordby 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Nordby. 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 Nordby. For the veterans among your Nordby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nordby Life Expectancy

What is the average Nordby lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Nordby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Nordby in 1957 was 55, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nordby 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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