Nugent Family History

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Nugent Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin), and northern French: habitational name from any of several places in northern France, such as Nogent-sur-Oise, named with Latin Novientum, apparently an altered form of a Gaulish name meaning ‘new settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Eugene, Gent, Nugen, Mogen, Fugett, Gest, Ament, Geno, Sargent, Quint

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Nugent Family Origin

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Nugent Family Occupations

What did your Nugent ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Nugent family was Charwoman. Labourer, Coal Miner and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nugent. The most common Nugent occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Nugent's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Tailor

  • Charwoman


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

Nugent Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 137,000 census records available for the last name Nugent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nugent 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 24,000 immigration records available for the last name Nugent. 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 24,000 military records available for the last name Nugent. For the veterans among your Nugent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nugent Life Expectancy

What is the average Nugent lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Nugent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Nugent in 1940 was 66, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nugent

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nugent 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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