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Nygren Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name formed with ny ‘new’ + gren ‘branch’.

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


Similar surnames: Nyren, Gren, Nylen, Ogren, Edgren, Wigren, Mogren, Bogren, Sjogren

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Nygren Family Origin

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Nygren Family Occupations

What did your Nygren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nygren family was No Occupation. Farmer, Laborer and Cobbler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nygren. The most common Nygren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Nygren's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Cobbler

    7%
  • No Occupation

    7%

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

Nygren Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nygren Life Expectancy

What is the average Nygren lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Nygren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nygren in 1956 was 46, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nygren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nygren 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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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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