Nurse Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Nourse, Purse, Eure, Burke, Cure, Vorse, Furse, Furze, Busse, Nuse

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Nurse Family Origin

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Nurse Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer Son

    5%
  • Grocer

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Nurse family was Grocer. The most common Nurse occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Nurse's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Labourer and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nurse.

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Nurse Historical Records

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Nurse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Nurse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nurse in 1941 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nurse

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