Nordman Family History

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Nordman Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Nordmann. 1Dutch: ethnic name for a Norseman, from nord ‘north’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Norman, Nordmann, Norden, Orman, Nortman, Holdman, Dorman, Bodman

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Nordman Family Origin

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Nordman Family Occupations

What did your Nordman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nordman. 18% of Nordman men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Nordman women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nordman were Salesman and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Operator
  • Clerk
  • Waitress

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

Nordman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Nordman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nordman 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 Nordman. 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 Nordman. For the veterans among your Nordman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nordman Life Expectancy

What is the average Nordman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Nordman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Nordman in 1956 was 51, and 68 in 2004.

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