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Nonn Name Meaning

North German: from a Frisian personal name recorded in the 15th century as Nonno and in the 16th as Nonne. South German: short form of Nonnenmacher, an occupational name for someone who castrated hogs, from Middle High German nonne, nunne ‘castrated pig’ + macher, an agent derivative of machen ‘to make’.

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


Similar surnames: Nunn, Nann, Tonn, Mann, Hone, Mohn, Rann, Venn, Genn, Nock

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Nonn Family Origin

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Nonn Family Occupations

What did your Nonn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nonn family was Shoe Maker. The most common Nonn occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Nonn's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Ret. Cigar Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nonn.

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Ret. Cigar Store

    33%
  • Shoe Maker

    33%

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

Nonn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nonn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nonn 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Nonn. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Nonn. For the veterans among your Nonn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nonn Life Expectancy

What is the average Nonn lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Nonn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Nonn in 1948 was 64, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nonn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nonn 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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