Nagengast Family History

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Nagengast Name Meaning

German: nickname for a grasping innkeeper from Middle High German nagen ‘to gnaw’, ‘to be stingy’ + gast ‘guest’, literally ‘be stingy with the guest’.

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


Similar surnames: Unangst, Hengst, Angst, Wagenman, Banwart, Agena, Wagenblast, Kienast

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Nagengast Family Origin

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Nagengast Family Occupations

What did your Nagengast ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nagengast family was Cooper. The most common Nagengast occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Nagengast's were Laborers. Laborer, Keeping House and Brass Turner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nagengast.

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Brass Turner

    6%
  • Cooper

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Nagengast ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Nagengast Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nagengast. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nagengast 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 Nagengast. 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 Nagengast. For the veterans among your Nagengast ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nagengast Life Expectancy

What is the average Nagengast lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Nagengast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Nagengast in 1963 was 72, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nagengast

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nagengast 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.

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