Nordin Family History

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Nordin Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name formed with norr, nord ‘north’ + the common surname suffix -in, derived from Latin -inius ‘descendant of’. Dutch: patronymic from Nord 3.

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

Similar surnames: Norden, Norin, Norlin, Nordling, Norman, Orkin, Lordan, Gordon, Modin

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Nordin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Nordin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Nordin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Sweden


  • Norway


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


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Nordin Family Origin

Where is the Nordin family from?

Nordin Family Occupations

What did your Nordin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nordin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 76% of Nordin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nordin family was Clerk Of Court. Farmer, Tailor and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nordin.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Blacksmith

  • Clerk Of Court


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

Nordin Historical Records

What Nordin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Nordin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nordin 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Nordin. 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 Nordin. For the veterans among your Nordin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nordin Life Expectancy

What is the average Nordin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Nordin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nordin in 1952 was 53, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nordin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nordin 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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