Nachtwey Family History

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Nachtwey Name Meaning

North German: a topographic name, a reduced form of Nachtweide ‘night pasture’, for someone who owned land for grazing cattle or sheep at night.

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


Similar surnames: Achter, Nacht, Nachtman, Nartker, Hathaway, Yackley, Nace, Hache

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Nachtwey Family Origin

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Nachtwey Family Occupations

What did your Nachtwey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nachtwey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Nachtwey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Nachtwey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nachtwey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nachtwey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Nachtwey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Nachtwey. For the veterans among your Nachtwey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nachtwey Life Expectancy

What is the average Nachtwey lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Nachtwey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Nachtwey in 1952 was 46, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nachtwey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Nachtwey Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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