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Norwich Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Norwich in East Anglia, named from Old English north ‘north’ + wic ‘trading center’, ‘harbor’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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

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Norwich Family Origin

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Norwich Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

In 1880, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Norwich. The most common Norwich occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 33% of Norwich's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Norwich family was Laborer.

Source: Census data for Norwich | Data not to scale

Norwich Historical Records

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Norwich Life Expectancy

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