Nakken Family History

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Nakken Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Bakken, Bakke, Marken, Nacke, Naden, Aken, Nannen, Dokken, Bakker

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Nakken Family Origin

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Nakken Family Occupations

What did your Nakken ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Painter and Credit Office were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nakken. 12% of Nakken men worked as a Painter and 13% of Nakken women worked as a Credit Office. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nakken were Egg Buyer and Laundress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Painter
    12%
  • Water Proofer
    12%
  • Craneman
    6%
  • Egg Buyer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Credit Office
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Ironing
    13%
  • Laundress
    13%

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

Nakken Historical Records

What Nakken family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 531 census records available for the last name Nakken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nakken 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 335 immigration records available for the last name Nakken. 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 130 military records available for the last name Nakken. For the veterans among your Nakken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nakken Life Expectancy

What is the average Nakken lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Nakken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Nakken in 1967 was 75, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nakken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nakken 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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