Nordyke Family History

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Nordyke Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Noorddijk, a topographic name for someone living at ‘the north dike’.

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


Similar surnames: Opdyke, Dyke, Nord, Borke, Norden, Cordle, Nordahl, Nordin, Gordy

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Nordyke Family Origin

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Nordyke Family Occupations

What did your Nordyke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Livery Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nordyke. The most common Nordyke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Nordyke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nordyke family was Retired Farmer.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Livery Man

    4%
  • Retired Farmer

    4%

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

Nordyke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nordyke Life Expectancy

What is the average Nordyke lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Nordyke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Nordyke in 1940 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nordyke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nordyke 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.

Famous Nordyke Family

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