Nesheim Family History

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Nesheim Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of about ten farmsteads so named, mainly in Rogaland and Hordaland, from Old Norse Nesheimr, a compound of nes ‘headland’, ‘promontory’ + heim ‘homestead’, ‘home’.

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

Similar surnames: Solheim, Opheim, Seim, Borsheim, Norheim, Fretheim, Heim, Nesseth

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Nesheim Family Origin

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Nesheim Family Occupations

What did your Nesheim ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nesheim occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Nesheim's were Farmers. Farmer and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nesheim.

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  • Farmer

  • Painter


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

Nesheim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Nesheim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nesheim 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 920 immigration records available for the last name Nesheim. 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 427 military records available for the last name Nesheim. For the veterans among your Nesheim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nesheim Life Expectancy

What is the average Nesheim lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Nesheim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Nesheim in 1958 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nesheim

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nesheim 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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