Nunes Family History

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Nunes Name Meaning

Portuguese or Galician: patronymic from the personal name Nuno.

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


Similar surnames: Nunez, Nuno, Kunes, Antunes, Jukes, Muns, Naves, Tukes, Aynes, Manes

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Nunes Family Origin

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Nunes Family Occupations

What did your Nunes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nunes. 17% of Nunes men worked as a Private Means and 40% of Nunes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nunes were No Occupation and Lady Interviewer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Private Means
    17%
  • Lorry Driver Heavy Ground Indus
    9%
  • Maintenance Work Processing Finished Fabrics To Be Used For Surgical Dressing
    9%
  • No Occupation
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Costumiers Saleslady
    5%
  • Homework
    5%
  • Lady Interviewer
    5%

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

Nunes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Nunes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nunes 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Nunes. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Nunes. For the veterans among your Nunes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nunes Life Expectancy

What is the average Nunes lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Nunes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Nunes in 1942 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nunes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nunes 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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