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Nunnelly Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Nunnally .

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


Similar surnames: Nunnelley, Nunnally, Nunnelee, Dannelly, Fennelly, Hennelly, Connelly

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Where is the Nunnelly family from?

You can see how Nunnelly families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nunnelly family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Nunnelly families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Nunnelly families living in Virginia. This was about 79% of all the recorded Nunnelly's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Nunnelly families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nunnelly surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nunnelly ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nunnelly. 29% of Nunnelly men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Nunnelly women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nunnelly were Farming and Housework. .

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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

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    22%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Housework
    11%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nunnelly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nunnelly 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 107 immigration records available for the last name Nunnelly. 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 843 military records available for the last name Nunnelly. For the veterans among your Nunnelly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nunnelly lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Nunnelly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Nunnelly in 1953 was 61, and 71 in 2004.

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