Nordmeyer Family History

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Nordmeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer whose farm was to the north of a settlement, from Middle High German, Middle Low German nord ‘north’ + Meyer.

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


Similar surnames: Borgmeyer, Sandmeyer, Holtmeyer, Neumeyer, Kohlmeyer, Norder

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Nordmeyer Family Origin

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Nordmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Nordmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nordmeyer. 53% of Nordmeyer men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Nordmeyer women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nordmeyer were Shoe Worker and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    53%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Shoe Worker
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    13%
  • Saleslady
    13%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Nordmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nordmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nordmeyer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 280 immigration records available for the last name Nordmeyer. 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 Card

There are 535 military records available for the last name Nordmeyer. For the veterans among your Nordmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nordmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Nordmeyer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Nordmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Nordmeyer in 1953 was 50, and 84 in 2004.

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