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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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Where is the Nordmeyer family from?

You can see how Nordmeyer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nordmeyer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Nordmeyer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Nordmeyer families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Nordmeyer's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Nordmeyer families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nordmeyer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and 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 USA 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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*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
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Shoe Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Bookkeeper
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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