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Noor Family History

Noor Name Meaning

Muslim: variant of Nur ‘light illumination’. Dutch: ethnic name for a Norwegian.

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

Similar surnames: Noori, Nohr, Toor, Mohr, Loo, Hoop, Look, Root, Nabor, Moot

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Where is the Noor family from?

You can see how Noor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Noor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Noor families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Noor families living in British Columbia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Noor's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Noor families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Noor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Noor ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Pedlar and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Noor. 50% of Noor men worked as a Pedlar and 100% of Noor 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Pedlar
  • Pedler

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Noor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Noor 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 Noor. 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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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Noor lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Noor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Noor in 1965 was 70, and 54 in 2004.

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