Gnagey Family History

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Gnagey Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Swiss German Gnaegi, Gnägi, of uncertain origin. It may be from Middle High German nâhe ‘near’, ‘close’, hence a nickname for a neighbor. In some cases possibly an altered spelling of Hungarian Gnagy.

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


Similar surnames: Gnagy, Giggey, Nagel, Hagey, Nager, Rasey, Gilgen, Eavey, Graney

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Gnagey Family Origin

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Gnagey Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gnagey. The most common Gnagey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Gnagey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gnagey family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Retired Farmer

    15%
  • Farming

    8%

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Gnagey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gnagey Life Expectancy

What is the average Gnagey lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gnagey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Gnagey in 1960 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gnagey 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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