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Nurnberger Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic) (Nürnberger): habitational name for someone from the city of Nuremberg (German Nürnberg) in Bavaria. Compare Nuernberger .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Nurnberg, Herzberger, Nuernberger, Dirnberger, Hornberger, Weinberger

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Where is the Nurnberger family from?

You can see how Nurnberger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nurnberger family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Nurnberger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Nurnberger family living in Mississippi. This was 100% of all the recorded Nurnberger's in USA. Mississippi had the highest population of Nurnberger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nurnberger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nurnberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nurnberger. 67% of Nurnberger men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Nurnberger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nurnberger were Laborer and Secretary. .

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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
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nurnberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nurnberger 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 647 immigration records available for the last name Nurnberger. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Nurnberger. For the veterans among your Nurnberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nurnberger lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Nurnberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Nurnberger in 1956 was 84, and 83 in 2003.

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