Norquist Family History

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Norquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements norr, nord ‘north’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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

Similar surnames: Nordquist, Boquist, Oquist, Nyquist, Lofquist, Tornquist, Cronquist

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Norquist Family Origin

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Norquist Family Occupations

What did your Norquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Norquist family was Laborer. Farmer, Tailor and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Norquist. The most common Norquist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Norquist's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Coal Miner

  • Laborer


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

Norquist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Norquist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Norquist 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 749 immigration records available for the last name Norquist. 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 652 military records available for the last name Norquist. For the veterans among your Norquist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Norquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Norquist lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Norquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Norquist in 1961 was 52, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Norquist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Norquist 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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