Nurse Family History

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Nurse Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: variant of Norris 3.

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


Similar surnames: Nourse, Purse, Eure, Burke, Cure, Vorse, Furse, Furze, Busse, Nuse

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Nurse Family Origin

Where is the Nurse family from?

Nurse Family Occupations

What did your Nurse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nurse. The most common Nurse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Nurse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nurse family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Nurse Historical Records

What Nurse family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nurse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nurse census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Nurse Life Expectancy

What is the average Nurse lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Nurse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nurse in 1941 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nurse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nurse 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 Nurse Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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