Nore Family History

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Nore Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named from Old Norse nór ‘narrows’ (see Nohr 1), or, in Nordfjord, a compound of nór + á ‘small river’. English: probably a habitational name from Nore in Surrey.

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

Similar surnames: Ore, Dore, Gore, Nored, Nora, Noe, More, Lore, Worl, Norr

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Nore Family Origin

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Nore Family Occupations

What did your Nore ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Book Binder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nore. The most common Nore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Nore's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nore family was Boot And Shoe Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Book Binder

  • Boot And Shoe Maker


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

Nore Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Nore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nore 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 672 immigration records available for the last name Nore. 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 262 military records available for the last name Nore. For the veterans among your Nore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nore Life Expectancy

What is the average Nore lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Nore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nore in 1955 was 62, and 67 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nore 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.

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