Nachtigall Family History

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Nachtigall Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German nachtegal ‘nightingale’ (from Old High German galan ‘to sing’), probably denoting a good singer, or possibly for a birdcatcher, birdseller, or birdlover. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Nachtigall ‘nightingale’.

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


Similar surnames: Nachtigal, Nightingale, Nacht, Wachtel, Schnall, Nachtman, Schmidgall

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Nachtigall Family Origin

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Nachtigall Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Manfr Of Segars (Cigars)

    17%
  • Pedlar

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nachtigall family was Pedlar. The most common Nachtigall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Nachtigall's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Manfr Of Segars (Cigars) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nachtigall.

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Nachtigall Historical Records

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Nachtigall Life Expectancy

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