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Nordman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Nordmann and a variant of the same Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname. Swedish: variant of Norman .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Norman, Nordmann, Norden, Orman, Nortman, Holdman, Dorman, Bodman

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Where is the Nordman family from?

You can see how Nordman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nordman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Nordman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Nordman families living in London. This was about 33% of all the recorded Nordman's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Nordman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nordman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nordman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Nordman. 100% of Nordman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Nordman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nordman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Nordman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Nordman. For the veterans among your Nordman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nordman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Nordman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Nordman in 1956 was 51, and 68 in 2004.

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