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Norwich Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Norwich in East Anglia, named from Old English north ‘north’ + wic ‘trading center’, ‘harbor’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Horwich, Norrick, Warwick, Norwick, North, Harwick, Barwick, Norris

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Norwich Family Origin

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Norwich Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Norwich ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Butcher

    17%
  • Express Driver

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • M...

    17%

In 1881, the most common Norwich occupation in Canada was Butcher. 17% of Norwich's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Norwich family was M.... Butcher, Express Driver and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Norwich.

Source: Census data for Norwich | Data not to scale

Norwich Historical Records

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Norwich Life Expectancy

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