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Naas Name Meaning

German: variant of Nase. Norwegian: habitational name from farmsteads in Møre og Romsdal and Telemark, named with Old Norse n{o,}s ‘nose’, used with reference to a nose-like formation in the landscape, for example, a precipitous crag or mountain peak. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Donaas, a derivative of the Latin personal name Donatius, which was known as a saint’s name in medieval times.

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


Similar surnames: Faas, Kaas, Waas, Naasz, Naar, Naus, Ness, Haas, Navas, Aas

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Where is the Naas family from?

You can see how Naas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Naas family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Naas families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 175 Naas families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 96% of all the recorded Naas's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Naas families in 1911.
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What did your Naas ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Naas. 75% of Naas men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    75%
  • Machinist
    15%
  • Farmers Son
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Naas. 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 Cards

There are 930 military records available for the last name Naas. For the veterans among your Naas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Naas lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Naas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Naas in 1957 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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