Nett Family History

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Nett Name Meaning

German: from a Slavic personal name, perhaps composed with Old Slavic netu ‘burning’, ‘fire’. Respelling of the German habitational name Nette, from any of several places so named and a river near Osnabrück. Irish: variant of McNett.

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

Similar surnames: Netz, Fett, Neth, Neet, Nott, Lett, Nutt, Kett, Ott, Cetta

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Nett Family Origin

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Nett Family Occupations

What did your Nett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Credit Draper Salesman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nett. 20% of Nett men worked as a Credit Draper Salesman and 45% of Nett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nett were Poultry Farmer and Raincoat Passer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Credit Draper Salesman
  • Machinist (raincoat)
  • Motor Car Trim Cutter
  • Poultry Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Bedspread Machinist
  • Housewife
  • Raincoat Passer

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

Nett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Nett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nett 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 913 immigration records available for the last name Nett. 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 Nett. For the veterans among your Nett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nett Life Expectancy

What is the average Nett lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Nett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Nett in 1941 was 24, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nett

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