Nordby Family History

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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

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Nordby Family Origin

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Nordby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Lutheran Minister

    14%
  • Upholster

    14%
  • Works In Piano Factory

    14%

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

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Nordby Historical Records

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Nordby Life Expectancy

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