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Nagi Surname Meaning

Muslim: variant of Naji . Indian (Punjab): from Sanskrit nāgī ‘one with serpents’ an epithet of the god Shiva. This name is traditionally borne by a subgroup of Tank goldsmiths in Punjab. Japanese: rare name but found in several places throughout western Japan and variously written. All seem to be taken from placenames. A few are written with single characters: 凪 ‘calm’ 泙 ‘roar’ 梛 ‘evergreen’. Other variants are written phonetically for example: 梛木 ‘evergreen tree’ 名木 ‘name tree’ 南木 ‘south tree’ 南祇 ‘south’ and ‘local deity’ and so forth.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Wali, Sani, Nagy, Hari, Nazir, Sami, Nagai, Hagg, Safi, Ravi

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Where is the Nagi family from?

You can see how Nagi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nagi family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Nagi families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Nagi families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Nagi's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Nagi families in 1911.
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What did your Nagi ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Nagi. 100% of Nagi women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 966 census records available for the last name Nagi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nagi 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 Nagi. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 294 military records available for the last name Nagi. For the veterans among your Nagi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nagi lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Nagi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Nagi in 1961 was 64, and 71 in 2004.

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