Gnagy Name Meaning

Hungarian: from the common Hungarian family name Nagy, with the addition of the letter g- representing the first character of someone’s initials, their place of origin, or a nickname. This method of altering the most frequent surnames such as Kis ‘small’ (see Kiss), Nagy ‘big’, Kovács ‘smith’ (see Kovacs), or Szabo ‘tailor’ is a peculiar feature of Hungarian naming. Possibly an altered spelling of Swiss German Gnägi (see Gnagey 1).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gnagey, Nagy, Geary, Gray, Hagy, Kanagy, Nay, Keagy, Gragg, Gay

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Gnagy Family Origin

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Gnagy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Saw Milling

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gnagy family was Saw Milling. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gnagy. The most common Gnagy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Gnagy's were Farmers.

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Gnagy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2002, Gnagy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gnagy in 1952 was 32, and 85 in 2002.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gnagy

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