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Nordan Surname Meaning

English: variant of Norden .

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


Similar surnames: Mordan, Gordan, Norden, Norman, Jorden, Jordan, Nordman, Worman

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Where is the Nordan family from?

You can see how Nordan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nordan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Nordan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Nordan families living in Quebec. This was about 53% of all the recorded Nordan's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Nordan families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nordan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nordan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nordan. 28% of Nordan men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Nordan women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nordan were Clerk and Farmer. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    40%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Housekeeping
    14%
  • Farmer
    14%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nordan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nordan 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 375 immigration records available for the last name Nordan. 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 704 military records available for the last name Nordan. For the veterans among your Nordan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nordan lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Nordan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Nordan in 1944 was 24, and 68 in 2004.

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