Nurnberger Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Nurnberger Name Meaning

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

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

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Nurnberger Family Origin

Where is the Nurnberger family from?

Nurnberger Family Occupations

What did your Nurnberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nurnberger occupation in the USA was Barber. 20% of Nurnberger's were Barbers. Barber, Carpenter and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nurnberger. A less common occupation for the Nurnberger family was Laborer R. R. Shop.

View Census data for Nurnberger | Data not to scale

  • Barber

  • Carpenter

  • Grocer

  • Laborer R. R. Shop


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

Nurnberger Historical Records

What Nurnberger family records will you find?

Census Record

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.

Search 1940's US census records for Nurnberger

Passenger List

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.

View all Nurnberger immigration records

Draft Card

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.

View all Nurnberger military records

You've only scratched the surface of Nurnberger family history.

Nurnberger Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nurnberger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nurnberger 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.

Famous Nurnberger Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name