Nanus Family History

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Nanus 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: Naus, Hanus, Nanos, Janus, Manus, Ganus, Nafus, Banks, Danis, Magnus

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Nanus Family Origin

Where is the Nanus family from?

Nanus Family Occupations

What did your Nanus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Diry grany Siger were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nanus. 25% of Nanus men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Nanus women worked as a Diry grany Siger. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nanus were Handyman and Tailoring

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Carpenters Helper
    13%
  • Dairygranyston
    13%
  • Handyman
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Diry grany Siger
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • Tailoring
    34%

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

Nanus Historical Records

What Nanus family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 246 census records available for the last name Nanus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nanus 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 47 immigration records available for the last name Nanus. 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 35 military records available for the last name Nanus. For the veterans among your Nanus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nanus Life Expectancy

What is the average Nanus lifespan?

Between 1962 and 1999, in the United States, Nanus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Nanus in 1962 was 76, and 94 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nanus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nanus 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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