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No Name Meaning

Korean: there are three Chinese characters for the No surname, one of which is extremely rare. Between the three characters, there are a total of sixteen clans. All of the clans are descended from founding ancestors from China. One of the founding ancestors, No Su, migrated from China in 755 and brought with him his nine sons. Each of his sons went on to found another clan. Japanese (No): written with the character for ‘ability’; found in the Ryukyuan island of Amami.

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


Similar surnames: Ko, Na, So, To, Ho, Jo, Go, Uno, Ono, Noe

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Where is the No family from?

You can see how No families moved over time by selecting different census years. The No family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most No families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 23 No families living in British Columbia. This was about 77% of all the recorded No's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of No families in 1911.
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What did your No ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named No. .

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name No. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name No. For the veterans among your No ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average No lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2004, in the United States, No life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for No in 1972 was 75, and 89 in 2004.

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