Nordmeyer Family History

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Nordmeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer whose farm was to the north of a settlement, from Middle High German, Middle Low German nord ‘north’ + Meyer.

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

Similar surnames: Borgmeyer, Sandmeyer, Holtmeyer, Neumeyer, Kohlmeyer, Norder

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Nordmeyer Family Origin

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Nordmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Nordmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nordmeyer occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 43% of Nordmeyer's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Nordmeyer family was Flour Mill Hand. Carpenter, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nordmeyer.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Flour Mill Hand


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

Nordmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nordmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nordmeyer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Nordmeyer. 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 Nordmeyer. For the veterans among your Nordmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nordmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Nordmeyer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Nordmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Nordmeyer in 1953 was 50, and 84 in 2004.

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