Nord Name Meaning

Scandinavian and Dutch: topographic or ornamental name from Scandinavian nord, Dutch noord ‘north’. As a topographic name it would have denoted someone who lived in the northern part of a village or to the north of a main settlement or someone who had migrated from the north. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Nord ‘north’. Dutch, German, and French: from a short form of a Germanic personal name with the first element nord ‘north’, for example Norbert.

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


Similar surnames: Ford, Lord, Nora, Cord, Nold, Norr, Nard, Ord, Nori, Nored

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Nord Family Origin

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Nord Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Cabinet Maker

    20%
  • Clerk

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%

In 1881, the most common Nord occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 20% of Nord's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Cabinet Maker and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nord. A less common occupation for the Nord family was Labourer.

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Nord Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Nord life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nord in 1946 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nord

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