Gnagy Family History

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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

What did your Gnagy ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Saw Milling


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Gnagy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gnagy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gnagy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 64 immigration records available for the last name Gnagy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 275 military records available for the last name Gnagy. For the veterans among your Gnagy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gnagy Life Expectancy

What is the average Gnagy lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2002, in the United States, 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.

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