Norden Family History

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Norden Name Meaning

Swedish (Nordén): ornamental name formed with norr, nord ‘north’ + the common surname suffix -én, from Latin -enius. North German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places so called in East Friesland, Schleswig-Holstein, and former East Prussia. The German surname may have arisen as a topographic name from a field so named because of its northerly aspect. Dutch: patronymic from Nord 3. English: habitational name from a minor place name, probably Norden in West Alvington, Devon, or possibly Norton Green in Stockbury, Kent.

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

Similar surnames: Norder, Nordin, Bowden, Noreen, Gordon, Boden, Nord, Noren, Moren

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Norden Family Origin

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Norden Family Occupations

What did your Norden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Norden. 28% of Norden men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Norden women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Norden were Salesman and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Saleslady
  • Stenographer
  • Secretary

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Norden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Norden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Norden 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Norden. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Norden. For the veterans among your Norden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Norden Life Expectancy

What is the average Norden lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Norden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Norden in 1952 was 55, and 70 in 2004.

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