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Nerison Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Nerisen: patronymic from the personal name Neri from Old Norse Nerithr a compound or ner- ‘strong healthy’ + a second element meaning either ‘isthmus’ or ‘brilliance beauty’.

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

Similar surnames: Enerson, Merson, Enderson, Jenison, Nelson, Berson, Person, Bernson

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Where is the Nerison family from?

You can see how Nerison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nerison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Nerison families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 11 Nerison families living in Durham. This was about 31% of all the recorded Nerison's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Nerison families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nerison surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nerison ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Nerison. 100% of Nerison 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 1,000 census records available for the last name Nerison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nerison 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 167 immigration records available for the last name Nerison. 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 256 military records available for the last name Nerison. For the veterans among your Nerison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nerison lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Nerison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nerison in 1959 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

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