Nanninga Family History

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Nanninga Name Meaning

North German and Dutch (Frisian): patronymic from a Frisian personal name, in origin probably a nursery term, but in the Middle Ages also taken as a short form of various Germanic compound names containing the element nand ‘daring’, ‘brave’ (see, for example, Ferdinand). Compare Nann.

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


Similar surnames: Kanning, Janning, Penning, Lanning, Panning, Ronning, Arning, Benning

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Nanninga Family Origin

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Nanninga Family Occupations

What did your Nanninga ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nanninga occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Nanninga's were Farmers. Farmer and Retired Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nanninga.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Retired Farmer

    50%

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Nanninga Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nanninga Life Expectancy

What is the average Nanninga lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Nanninga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Nanninga in 1964 was 89, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nanninga

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nanninga 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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