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Norlin Name Meaning

Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived to the north of a settlement, from norr ‘north’ + the surname suffix -(l)in, derived from Latin -(l)inius.

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


Similar surnames: Nordin, Norin, Norling, Norden, Norris, Noreen, Solin, Molin, Norland

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Where is the Norlin family from?

You can see how Norlin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Norlin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Norlin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Norlin families living in Alberta. This was about 50% of all the recorded Norlin's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Norlin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Norlin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Norlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Norlin. 75% of Norlin men worked as a 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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    75%
  • Labourer
    25%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Norlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Norlin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Norlin. 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 604 military records available for the last name Norlin. For the veterans among your Norlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Norlin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Norlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Norlin in 1958 was 71, and 89 in 2004.

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