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Nation Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): most probably a variant of Nathan, altered by folk etymology under the influence of the English vocabulary word nation.

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


Similar surnames: Nations, Caton, Latson, Hatton, Eatmon, Taton, Neaton, Norton, Catton

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Nation Family Origin

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Nation Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nation family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nation. The most common Nation occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Nation's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Nation | Data not to scale

Nation Historical Records

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Nation Life Expectancy

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Famous Nation Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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