Norr Family History

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Norr Name Meaning

Swedish: probably an ornamental name from norr ‘north’. German (Nörr): variant of Nohr 3. Perhaps a respelling of German Knorr.

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


Similar surnames: Borr, Nord, Nohr, Porr, Nore, Nork, Nora, Worl, Darr, Horr

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Norr Family Origin

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Norr Family Occupations

What did your Norr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Norr occupation in the USA was Hatter. 13% of Norr's were Hatters. Hatter, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Norr. A less common occupation for the Norr family was Cigarmaker.

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  • Hatter

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Cigarmaker

    7%

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

Norr Historical Records

What Norr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Norr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Norr census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Norr

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Norr. 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 Norr. For the veterans among your Norr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Norr Life Expectancy

What is the average Norr lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Norr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Norr in 1954 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Norr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Norr 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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