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Nig Family History

Nig 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: Niu, Ni, Nix, Nie, Vig, Nii, Ning, Nigg, Nigh, Nigl

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Where is the Nig family from?

You can see how Nig families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nig family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Nig families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there was 1 Nig family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Nig's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Nig families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nig surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Waiter was the top reported job for people in the USA named Nig. 100% of Nig men worked as a Waiter. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Waiter
    100%
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Census Records

There are 505 census records available for the last name Nig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nig 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 141 immigration records available for the last name Nig. 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 66 military records available for the last name Nig. For the veterans among your Nig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nig lifespan?

Average Nig life expectancy in 1992 was 90 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

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