Nault Family History

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Nault Name Meaning

French: from a short form of various medieval personal names derived from Germanic personal names formed with wald ‘rule’ as the final element, in particular Arnold.

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

Similar surnames: Bault, Neault, Laut, Saul, Gault, Rauls, Paule, Naulty, Dault, Nale

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Nault Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Nault name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Nault. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Native American—North, Central, South


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Nault Family Origin

Where is the Nault family from?

Nault Family Occupations

What did your Nault ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nault occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Nault's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Nault family was Cotton Mill. Laborer, Clerk In Store and Coal Burner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nault.

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  • Laborer

  • Clerk In Store

  • Coal Burner

  • Cotton Mill


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Nault ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Nault Historical Records

What Nault family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Nault. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nault 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nault. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Nault. For the veterans among your Nault ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nault Life Expectancy

What is the average Nault lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Nault life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Nault in 1945 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nault

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nault 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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