Nortman Family History

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Nortman Name Meaning

German (Nortmann): variant of Nordmann.

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


Similar surnames: Nordman, Zortman, Hortman, Kortman, Wortman, Fortman, Portman

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Nortman Family Origin

Where is the Nortman family from?

Nortman Family Occupations

What did your Nortman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nortman. A less common occupation for the Nortman family was Coal Miner. The most common Nortman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Nortman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%

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

Nortman Historical Records

What Nortman family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Nortman Life Expectancy

What is the average Nortman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nortman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Nortman in 1962 was 79, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nortman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nortman 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 Nortman Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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