Nork Family History

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Nork Name Meaning

German: possibly from an unexplained Old Prussian personal name or from a Slavic word for a diving bird (for example, a duck). Swedish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bork, Nord, Mork, Nock, Rock, Nora, Norr, Nori, Work, Nore

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Nork Family Origin

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Nork Family Occupations

What did your Nork ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nork family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Fireman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nork. The most common Nork occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Nork's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Fireman

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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

Nork Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nork Life Expectancy

What is the average Nork lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nork life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nork in 1962 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nork

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nork 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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