Nanscawen Family History

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Nanscawen 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: Niskanen, Gansen, Waisanen, Rantanen, Hausladen, Lansdown, Raisanen

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Nanscawen Family Origin

Where is the Nanscawen family from?

Nanscawen Family Occupations

What did your Nanscawen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Crane Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nanscawen. 29% of Nanscawen men worked as a Crane Driver and 29% of Nanscawen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nanscawen were Dockside Labourer and Childrens Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Crane Driver
    29%
  • Boilermakers Assist (sk Lab )
    15%
  • Carpenter joiner
    15%
  • Dockside Labourer
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    29%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Apartment Housekeeper
    8%
  • Childrens Nurse
    8%

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

Nanscawen Historical Records

What Nanscawen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nanscawen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nanscawen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Nanscawen

Passenger List

There are 37 immigration records available for the last name Nanscawen. 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 168 military records available for the last name Nanscawen. For the veterans among your Nanscawen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nanscawen Life Expectancy

What is the average Nanscawen lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2001, in the United States, Nanscawen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Nanscawen in 1966 was 59, and 83 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nanscawen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nanscawen 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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