Nylen Name Meaning

Swedish (also Nylén): ornamental name, probably formed with ny ‘new’ + the common surname suffix -en, from Latin -enius, with intrusive -l- for euphony. Alternatively the first element may have been part of a place name such as Nyland.

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


Similar surnames: Nolen, Nyren, Dalen, Nygren, Nyland, Hylen, Arlen, Ellen, Glen, Naden

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Nylen Family Origin

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Nylen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farmare

    33%

In 1880, the most common Nylen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Nylen's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmare were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nylen.

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Nylen Historical Records

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Nylen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Nylen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Nylen in 1950 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nylen

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