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Nordin Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name formed with nord ‘north’ + the adjectival suffix -in a derivative of Latin -in(i)us ‘relating to’. Compare Nordeen and Norden .

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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Where is the Nordin family from?

You can see how Nordin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nordin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nordin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Nordin family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Nordin's in USA. New York had the highest population of Nordin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nordin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nordin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nordin. 22% of Nordin men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Nordin women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nordin were Truck Driver and Proprietor. .

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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
    22%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Proprietor
    8%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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