Nail Family History
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Nail Name Meaning
English: from Middle English naile, nayle ‘nail’ (from Old English nægel), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of nails, or as a nickname for a tall thin person. Americanized form of German Nagel.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Fail, Bail, Lail, Cail, Gail, Hall, Hail, Cain, Maul, Nall