Nunn Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): nickname for a pious and demure man, or an occupational name for someone who worked at a convent, from Middle English nunn ‘nun’ (Old English nunne, from Latin nonna, originally a respectful term of address for an elderly woman. The Latin word probably originated as a nursery term). German: from an Old High German personal name Nunno, said to be a nursery word.

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

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Nunn Family Origin

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Nunn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nunn family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nunn. The most common Nunn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Nunn's were Farmers.

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Nunn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Nunn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nunn in 1940 was 64, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nunn

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