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Nemken Family History

Nemken Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hemken, Nemec, Neman, Necker, Nemes, Kempen, Remke, Heiken, Lemmen

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Where is the Nemken family from?

You can see how Nemken families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nemken family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Nemken family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Nemken's in USA. New York had the highest population of Nemken families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nemken surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nemken ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 13 census records available for the last name Nemken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nemken 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Nemken. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Nemken. For the veterans among your Nemken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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