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Northern Name Meaning

English: topographic name, from an adjectival form of North.

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


Similar surnames: Southern, North, Northey, Norden, Noreen, Worthen, Northen, Sorter

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Northern Family Origin

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Northern Family Occupations

What did your Northern ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Works On Farm

    5%

In 1880, the most common Northern occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Northern's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Northern family was Works On Farm. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Northern.

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Northern Historical Records

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Northern Life Expectancy

What is the average Northern lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Northern 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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United States

Famous Northern Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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