Nails Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; possibly an altered form of Nail.

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


Similar surnames: Nail, Neill, Fails, Neils, Naill, Nims, Nagle, Fail, Nale, Dils

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Nails Family Origin

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Nails Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Works On Farm

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nails. The most common Nails occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Nails's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nails family was Works On Farm.

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Nails Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Nails life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Nails in 1947 was 30, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nails

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