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Nk Family History

Nk 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, Ek, Ok, Ji, Lu, Yu, Ku

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Where is the Nk family from?

You can see how Nk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nk family name was found in the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1901. The most Nk families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 19 Nk families living in Lancashire. This was about 25% of all the recorded Nk's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Nk families in 1891.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Nk ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Nk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nk 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 538 immigration records available for the last name Nk. 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 48 military records available for the last name Nk. For the veterans among your Nk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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