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Nore Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named from Old Norse nór ‘narrows’ (see Nohr 1), or, in Nordfjord, a compound of nór + á ‘small river’. English: probably a habitational name from Nore in Surrey.

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

Similar surnames: Ore, Dore, Gore, Nored, Nora, Noe, More, Lore, Worl, Norr

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Where is the Nore family from?

You can see how Nore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nore family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nore families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Nore families living in Quebec. This was about 39% of all the recorded Nore's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Nore families in 1911.
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What did your Nore ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Nore. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Nore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nore 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 672 immigration records available for the last name Nore. 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 262 military records available for the last name Nore. For the veterans among your Nore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nore lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Nore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nore in 1955 was 62, and 67 in 2003.

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