Nehring Family History

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Nehring Name Meaning

nickname for a miser or someone who guarded his possessions jealously, from Middle High German nerung, narung, Middle Low German neringe ‘food’, ‘livelihood’. habitational name from Nehringen in Pomerania, or a topographic name from nehrung, nehring ‘long narrow spit of land’.

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


Similar surnames: Fehring, Herring, Gehring, Nearing, Hering, Wehring, Fearing, Neering

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Nehring Family Origin

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Nehring Family Occupations

What did your Nehring ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nehring family was Beer Saloon. Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nehring. The most common Nehring occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Nehring's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    7%
  • Beer Saloon

    3%

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

Nehring Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nehring Life Expectancy

What is the average Nehring lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Nehring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nehring in 1948 was 32, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nehring

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nehring 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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