Nettle Family History

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Nettle Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): probably a topographic name for someone who lived at a place overgrown with nettles, Middle English net(t)el. Respelling of North German Nettel, a nickname for an obnoxious person, from Middle Low German nettel ‘nettle’.

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


Similar surnames: Settle, Kettle, Netter, Hettler, Mettler, Nestler, Zettler, Nettles

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Nettle Family Origin

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Nettle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, the most common Nettle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Nettle's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nettle. A less common occupation for the Nettle family was Farming.

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Nettle Historical Records

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Nettle Life Expectancy

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