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Nilges Name Meaning

North German: from a reduced and altered pet form of the personal name Cornelius.

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


Similar surnames: Niles, Wilmes, Tigges, Kilgus, Thilges, Files, Nilsen, Nies, Nelles

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Nilges Family Origin

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Nilges Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    78%
  • Plasterer

    11%
  • Porter Dry Goods

    11%

In 1880, the most common Nilges occupation in the USA was Farmer. 78% of Nilges's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nilges family was Porter Dry Goods. Farmer and Plasterer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nilges.

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Nilges Life Expectancy

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