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Multiple Origins for the Surname Norden


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Norden Early Origins



The surname Norden was first found in various places throughout Sweden as the name is derived from the Old Norse word for north. The name was originally a topographic name adopted by someone who lived to the north of a main settlement. When surnames finally became mandatory in Sweden in the 19th century, Norden, or one of the many compound names created from it were often adopted ornamentally, that is, the bearers did not necessarily have any association with the meaning of the name. These compound names used such suffixes as "dahl" (valley), "stedt" (homestead), "ström" (river), and others.

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Norden Spelling Variations


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Norden Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Nord, Nordh, Noren, Norden, Norin, Nordin, Norell, Nordell, Norlin, Nordling, Norelius, Norberg, Nordberg, Norrby, Nordahl, Norqvist, Nordström and many more.

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Norden Early History


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Norden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Norden research. More information is included under the topic Early Norden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Norden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Norden Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Norden Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Norden Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Walter Norden, who arrived in Virginia in 1637
  • Samuel Norden, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1666
  • Samuel Norden, who settled in Boston in 1666
  • Rich Norden, who settled in Virginia in 1681
  • Nathaniel Norden, who settled in Marblehead, Massachusetts in 1689

Norden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christ L Norden, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • Laurence Norden, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1843
  • John Norden, who on record in Illinois in 1874
  • Axel Alfred Norden, who landed in New York, NY in 1888

Norden Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • David Norden, aged 22, a tailor, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cartvale" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Norden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Norden (post 1700)



  • Carl F. Norden, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Paramaribo, 1943
  • Carl Lucas Norden (1880-1965), Dutch-born American engineer, creator of the Norden bombsight for the United States Navy
  • Cecily Norden (b. 1918), South African author, horse judge, rider and breeder
  • Denis Norden (b. 1922), British comedy writer and television presenter
  • Christine Norden (1924-1988), British actress

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Norden Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    The Norden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Norden Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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