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Nork Family History

Nork Surname Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): from a noun derivative of the Slavic (e.g. Upper Sorbian) root nor- ‘to dive’ or ‘to fool’. Swedish: unexplained. It is known in southern Sweden from the 19th century.

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

Similar surnames: Bork, Nord, Mork, Nock, Rock, Nora, Norr, Nori, Work, Nore

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Where is the Nork family from?

You can see how Nork families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nork family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nork families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 31 Nork families living in London. This was about 26% of all the recorded Nork's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Nork families in 1891.
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What did your Nork ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Nork. 85% of Nork 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
  • Shop Asst Unemploye
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nork. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nork 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 643 immigration records available for the last name Nork. 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 694 military records available for the last name Nork. For the veterans among your Nork ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nork lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nork life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nork in 1962 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

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