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Nygard Name Meaning

Scandinavian (Nygård): variant of Nygaard.

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


Similar surnames: Newgard, Nygaard, Gard, Rynard, Aagard, Nyland, Hogard, Agard, Kynard

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Nygard Family Origin

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Nygard Family Occupations

What did your Nygard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nygard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Nygard's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nygard.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Keeping House

    25%

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

Nygard Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nygard Life Expectancy

What is the average Nygard lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Nygard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Nygard in 1948 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nygard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nygard 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.

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