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Nesseth Family History

Nesseth Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Nesset, in one case possibly from Old Norse neyti ‘herd of cattle’ + set ‘farm’, but most from the more common farm name Neset, meaning ‘the headland’ (from the definite singular form of Old Norse nes).

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

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2,044 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
244 Military Records
64 Immigration Records
1,409 Census and Voter Lists
2,175 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Nesseth Families

  • Number of Nesseth families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    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 Nesseth last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Nesseth Family Origin

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Nesseth Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Nesseth

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Nesseth Family Occupations

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