Nagy Name Meaning

Hungarian and Jewish (from Hungary): nickname for a large or powerful person, from Hungarian nagy ‘big’. The family name is contrasted with Kiss and was sometimes used to describe the older of two bearers of the same personal name. Indian: variant of Nagi.

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


Similar surnames: Gnagy, Nagi, Nay, Amy, Bay, Davy, Nau, Day, Nager, Hagg

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Nagy Family Origin

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Nagy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Shoe Maker

    25%

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In 1880, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nagy. The most common Nagy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Nagy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nagy family was Shoe Maker.

Source: Census data for Nagy | Data not to scale

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Nagy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Nagy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nagy in 1944 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nagy

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

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