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Naftzger Family History

Naftzger Name Meaning
Variant of German Nafzger, a nickname for a sleepyhead, from a noun derivative of Middle High German nafzen ‘to take a nap’.

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

8,209 Historical Documents with Naftzger on Ancestry
1,774 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
218 Military Records
140 Immigration Records
1,281 Census and Voter Lists
4,796 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Naftzger Families

  • Number of Naftzger families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Naftzger last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Naftzger Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Naftzger

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Naftzger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Naftzger Civil War Service Records

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