History of your Surname
Get access to Nj family records.Start a free trial

Nj Family History

Nj Name 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: Na, No, Ni, Ng, Ji, Lu, Yu, Ku, Li, Wu

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Nj family from?

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

What did your Nj ancestors do for a living?

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

What Nj family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 195 census records available for the last name Nj. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nj census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Nj

Passenger Lists

There are 44 immigration records available for the last name Nj. 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.

View all Nj immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 17 military records available for the last name Nj. For the veterans among your Nj ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Nj military records

You've only scratched the surface of Nj family history

Discover More

What is the average Nj lifespan?

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Nj family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Nj last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial