Nafe Family History

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Nafe Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Neff or Näve (see Neve). Tongan: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Nave, Nace, Naff, Nale, Namey, Nase, Nate, Naze, Rape, Bale

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Nafe Family Origin

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Nafe Family Occupations

What did your Nafe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nafe. 27% of Nafe men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Nafe women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nafe were Carpenter and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Clerk
    24%
  • Carpenter
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    22%
  • Housewife
    22%
  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Clerk
    22%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Nafe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nafe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nafe 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 153 immigration records available for the last name Nafe. 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 481 military records available for the last name Nafe. For the veterans among your Nafe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nafe Life Expectancy

What is the average Nafe lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Nafe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Nafe in 1953 was 56, and 60 in 2004.

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