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Nenni Family History

Nenni Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Nenno.

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


Similar surnames: Renzi, Negri, Nanni, Nenno, Manni, Lenci, Bennis, Hennis, Berni

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Where is the Nenni family from?

You can see how Nenni families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nenni family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Nenni families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Nenni families living in New York. This was about 30% of all the recorded Nenni's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Nenni families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nenni surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nenni ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nenni. 65% of Nenni men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Nenni women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nenni were Stonecutter and Labeler.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    65%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Stonecutter
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Operator
    20%
  • Labeler
    20%
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What Nenni family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 761 census records available for the last name Nenni. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nenni census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 139 immigration records available for the last name Nenni. 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 Cards

There are 156 military records available for the last name Nenni. For the veterans among your Nenni ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nenni lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Nenni life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nenni in 1960 was 65, and 91 in 2003.

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