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Norder Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Norden (see Norden ). German: habitational name for a northerner a derivative of Middle High German norden ‘north’. Swedish: probably an ornamental name formed with nord ‘north’ + the suffix -er (from German).

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


Similar surnames: Norden, Nolder, Harder, Nordin, Nord, Borner, Loder, Borger, Bordner

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Where is the Norder family from?

You can see how Norder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Norder family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Norder families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 23 Norder families living in Wisconsin. This was about 53% of all the recorded Norder's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Norder families in 1880.
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What did your Norder ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Norder. 42% of Norder men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Norder women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Norder were Engineer and Waitress. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Engineer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    50%
  • Waitress
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Norder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Norder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 570 immigration records available for the last name Norder. 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 Cards

There are 487 military records available for the last name Norder. For the veterans among your Norder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Norder lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Norder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Norder in 1955 was 51, and 57 in 2004.

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