Nydegger Family History

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Nydegger Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of German Niederegger, from Nieder + Ecker, a topographic name for someone who lived at the ‘lower corner’. Dutch: altered form of Nieuwegger ‘new harrower’, with epenthetic -d-.

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


Similar surnames: Egger, Degeer, Nester, Eggler, Breger, Eggen, Delger, Deger, Honegger

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Nydegger Family Origin

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Nydegger Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Nydegger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Nydegger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nydegger family was Tailor. Farmer, Keeping House and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nydegger.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Shoemaker

    11%
  • Tailor

    11%

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Nydegger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nydegger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nydegger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Nydegger. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Nydegger. For the veterans among your Nydegger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nydegger Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Nydegger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Nydegger in 1949 was 45, and 92 in 2004.

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