Nagengast Family History

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Nagengast Name Meaning

German: nickname for a grasping innkeeper from Middle High German nagen ‘to gnaw’, ‘to be stingy’ + gast ‘guest’, literally ‘be stingy with the guest’.

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


Similar surnames: Unangst, Hengst, Angst, Wagenman, Banwart, Agena, Wagenblast, Kienast

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Nagengast Family Origin

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Nagengast Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Brass Turner

    6%
  • Cooper

    6%

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In 1880, Laborer, Keeping House and Brass Turner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nagengast. A less common occupation for the Nagengast family was Cooper. The most common Nagengast occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Nagengast's were Laborers.

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Nagengast Historical Records

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Nagengast Life Expectancy

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