Northen Family History

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Northen Name Meaning

English: variant of Northern.

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


Similar surnames: Worthen, Northey, North, Porten, Norton, Horten, Worthey, Worthan

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Northen Family Origin

Where is the Northen family from?

Northen Family Occupations

What did your Northen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Northen family was Farmin. The most common Northen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Northen's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Northen.

View Census data for Northen | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    36%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Engineer

    5%
  • Farmin

    5%

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

Northen Historical Records

What Northen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Northen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Northen 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 Northen

Passenger List

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

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Northen Life Expectancy

What is the average Northen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Northen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Northen in 1962 was 57, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Northen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Northen 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.

Famous Northen Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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