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Nungesser Surname Meaning

German:: habitational name for someone from a street named Nonnengasse ‘nuns’ lane’. habitational name for someone from a place called Nunkas in Upper Palatinate (Bavaria).

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


Similar surnames: Nesser, Engesser, Burgener, Nungester, Angerer, Jesser, Presser

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Where is the Nungesser family from?

You can see how Nungesser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nungesser family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Nungesser families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Nungesser family living in Nottinghamshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Nungesser's in United Kingdom. Nottinghamshire had the highest population of Nungesser families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nungesser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nungesser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nungesser. 30% of Nungesser men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Nungesser women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nungesser were Salesman and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Operator
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Nungesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nungesser 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 416 immigration records available for the last name Nungesser. 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 657 military records available for the last name Nungesser. For the veterans among your Nungesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nungesser lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Nungesser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Nungesser in 1958 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

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