Nungesser Family History

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Nungesser Name Meaning

apparently a variant spelling of Nonnengasse, from a street name meaning ‘nuns’ lane’. Possibly a variant of Gnugesser, a nickname for a big eater, from g(e)nug ‘enough’ + esser ‘eater’ (from essen ‘to eat’). Alternatively, it may be a habitational name for someone from Nunkas, a place in the Upper Palatinate.

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

Similar surnames: Nesser, Engesser, Burgener, Nungester, Angerer, Jesser, Presser

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Nungesser Family Origin

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Nungesser Family Occupations

What did your Nungesser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nungesser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Nungesser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nungesser family was Agent For R. R. Co.. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nungesser.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Agent For R. R. Co.


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Nungesser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Nungesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nungesser 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 416 immigration records available for the last name Nungesser. 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 657 military records available for the last name Nungesser. For the veterans among your Nungesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nungesser Life Expectancy

What is the average Nungesser lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Nungesser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Nungesser in 1958 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nungesser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nungesser 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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