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Nance Family History

Nance Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Nantz.

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

720,601 Historical Documents with Nance on Ancestry.com
125,717 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
17,832 Military Records
2,267 Immigration Records
75,668 Census and Voter Lists
499,117 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Nance Families

  • Number of Nance families
     133 - 264
     45 - 132
     1 - 44
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Nance families
     29 - 56
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Nance families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Nance census records

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Nance Family Origin

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Nance Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Nance families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Nance

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Nance Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Nance census records

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Nance Civil War Service Records

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