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Nemec Family History

Nemec Name Meaning
Czech and Slovak (Nemec): ethnic name for a German or German-speaker, from nemec ‘German’. In Old Czech this word was used to denote any foreigner, being derived from nemý ‘mute’, referring to an inability to speak Czech. This name is also found in Germany.Slovenian: ethnic name from Nemec ‘German’, a derivative of the adjective nem ‘mute’ (see 1). Germans (mainly Bavarians) were brought in large numbers by feudal overlords to the territory of present-day Slovenia and of the early medieval Slovenian state Carantania (present-day Carinthia and Styria, now divided between Austria and Slovenia).

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

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Name Distribution of Nemec Families

  • Number of Nemec families
     32 - 61
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Nemec families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Nemec last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Nemec Family Origin

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Nemec Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Nemec

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Nemec Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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