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Nufer Name Meaning

Swiss German (also Nüfer): nickname from Swiss German nuefer ‘cheerful’, ‘lively’, ‘active’.

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


Similar surnames: Rufer, Nuffer, Uber, Ufer, Buser, Nuber, Laufer, Zuber, Huffer, Naser

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Where is the Nufer family from?

You can see how Nufer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nufer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Nufer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Nufer families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Nufer's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Nufer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nufer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nufer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the US named Nufer. 20% of Nufer men worked as a Salesman.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    20%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Clerk
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Nufer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nufer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 774 immigration records available for the last name Nufer. 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 Cards

There are 495 military records available for the last name Nufer. For the veterans among your Nufer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nufer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Nufer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Nufer in 1963 was 69, and 74 in 2004.

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