Nourse Family History

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Nourse Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: variant of Norris 3.

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


Similar surnames: Nurse, Lourie, Norrie, Corse, Purse, Bourke, Vorse, Morse, Forse

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Nourse Family Origin

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Nourse Family Occupations

What did your Nourse ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, School and Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nourse. The most common Nourse occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Nourse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nourse family was Scholar.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • School

    17%
  • Miller

    8%
  • Scholar

    8%

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

Nourse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nourse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nourse 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Nourse. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Nourse. For the veterans among your Nourse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nourse Life Expectancy

What is the average Nourse lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Nourse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Nourse in 1943 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nourse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nourse ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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