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Nordstrand Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements nord ‘north’ + strand ‘shore’. Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead so named of the same etymology as 1 above. Compare Strand . German: habitational name from Nordstrand a former island (now peninsula) in Schleswig-Holstein. This surname is very rare in Germany. Altered form of Dutch Noordstrand a cognate of 3 above (see also Van Nostrand ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lindstrand, Bergstrand, Nordstrom, Ostrand, Norstrom, Ahlstrand

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Where is the Nordstrand family from?

You can see how Nordstrand families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nordstrand family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Nordstrand families living in Illinois. This was about 29% of all the recorded Nordstrand's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Nordstrand families in 1920.
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What did your Nordstrand ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nordstrand. 60% of Nordstrand men worked as a Carpenter and 100% of Nordstrand women worked as a Seamstress. .

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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

  • Carpenter
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nordstrand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nordstrand 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nordstrand. 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 187 military records available for the last name Nordstrand. For the veterans among your Nordstrand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nordstrand lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Nordstrand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Nordstrand in 1965 was 71, and 82 in 2004.

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