Nightingall Family History

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Nightingall Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Nightingale, Nightengale, Nachtigall, Lighthall, Nachtigal, Tindall

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Nightingall Family Origin

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Nightingall Family Occupations

What did your Nightingall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Trainer Of Racehorses and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nightingall. 12% of Nightingall men worked as a Trainer Of Racehorses and 36% of Nightingall women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nightingall were Caterer Own Accountant and Butchers Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Trainer Of Racehorses
    12%
  • Builders Labourer
    6%
  • Capstan Lathe Setter
    6%
  • Caterer Own Accountant
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    36%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • (retired)
    4%
  • Butchers Clerk
    4%

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

Nightingall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nightingall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nightingall 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 212 immigration records available for the last name Nightingall. 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 125 military records available for the last name Nightingall. For the veterans among your Nightingall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nightingall Life Expectancy

What is the average Nightingall lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nightingall 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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