Nordgren Family History

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Nordgren Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements nord ‘north’ + gren ‘branch’.

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

Similar surnames: Forsgren, Norden, Lofgren, Lindgren, Landgren, Holmgren, Edgren

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Nordgren Family Origin

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Nordgren Family Occupations

What did your Nordgren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nordgren. The most common Nordgren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Nordgren's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nordgren family was Cloth Cutter.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk In Store

  • Cloth Cutter


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

Nordgren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Nordgren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nordgren 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Nordgren. 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 780 military records available for the last name Nordgren. For the veterans among your Nordgren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nordgren Life Expectancy

What is the average Nordgren lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Nordgren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Nordgren in 1940 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nordgren 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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