Norford Family History

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Norford Name Meaning

English (Suffolk): probably a variant of Norfolk.

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

Similar surnames: Morford, Warford, Norfolk, Hurford, Hofford, Horsford, Norrod

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Norford Family Origin

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Norford Family Occupations

What did your Norford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Norford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Norford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Norford family was Drayman. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Norford.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Drayman


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

Norford Historical Records

What Norford family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Norford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Norford 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 345 immigration records available for the last name Norford. 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 396 military records available for the last name Norford. For the veterans among your Norford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Norford Life Expectancy

What is the average Norford lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Norford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Norford in 1945 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Norford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Norford 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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