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Nigl Family History

Nigl Name Meaning
Respelling of South German and Austrian Niggl: from a pet form of the personal name Nikolaus.

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

5,578 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Nigl on Ancestry.com
743 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
455 Military Records
109 Immigration Records
515 Census and Voter Lists
3,756 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Nigl Families

  • Number of Nigl families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Nigl families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Nigl last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Nigl census records

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Nigl Family Origin

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Nigl Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Nigl 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 Nigl

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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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Nigl Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Nigl census records

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Military Service by Nigl

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