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Norwick Name Meaning

Scottish (Orkney): habitational name from Norwick in Shetland. Possibly an altered spelling of Norwich.

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

Similar surnames: Norwich, Nordick, Norrick, Burwick, Orrick, Herwick, Berwick, Novick

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Where is the Norwick family from?

You can see how Norwick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Norwick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Norwick families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Norwick family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Norwick's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Norwick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Norwick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Norwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Norwick. 22% of Norwick men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Norwick women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Norwick were Machinist and Saleslady.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Housework
  • Maid
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Norwick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Norwick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 312 immigration records available for the last name Norwick. 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 Cards

There are 373 military records available for the last name Norwick. For the veterans among your Norwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Norwick lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Norwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Norwick in 1952 was 45, and 90 in 2004.

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