Nails Family History

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Nails Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; possibly an altered form of Nail.

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


Similar surnames: Nail, Neill, Fails, Neils, Naill, Nims, Nagle, Fail, Nale, Dils

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Nails Family Origin

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Nails Family Occupations

What did your Nails ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nails. 21% of Nails men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Nails women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nails were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laundress
    8%
  • At Home
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    6%

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

Nails Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Nails. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nails 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 99 immigration records available for the last name Nails. 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 735 military records available for the last name Nails. For the veterans among your Nails ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nails Life Expectancy

What is the average Nails lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Nails life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Nails in 1947 was 30, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nails

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nails ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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