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Nenno Name Meaning

Italian: unexplained; possibly from a short form of a personal name formed with the hypocoristic suffix -enno.

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


Similar surnames: Senna, Vento, Penso, Renzo, Renko, Nenni, Nonn, Perno, Benn, Verno

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Where is the Nenno family from?

You can see how Nenno families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nenno family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Nenno families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 46 Nenno families living in New York. This was about 84% of all the recorded Nenno's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Nenno families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nenno surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nenno ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Driller and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nenno. 34% of Nenno men worked as a Driller and 34% of Nenno women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nenno were Carpenter and Student Nurse.

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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

  • Driller
    34%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Shipping Clerk
    17%
  • Carpenter
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • Servant
    23%
  • Spinner
    23%
  • Student Nurse
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nenno. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nenno 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 189 immigration records available for the last name Nenno. 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 212 military records available for the last name Nenno. For the veterans among your Nenno ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nenno lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nenno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nenno in 1962 was 75, and 85 in 2004.

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