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Nanez Name Meaning

Spanish (Náñez): unexplained; possibly a reduced form of some patronymic.

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

Similar surnames: Nunez, Canez, Yanez, Banez, Narez, Jantz, Ibanez, Janz, Nanney, Nace

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Where is the Nanez family from?

You can see how Nanez families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nanez family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Nanez families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Nanez families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Nanez's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Nanez families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nanez surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nanez ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nanez. 44% of Nanez men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Nanez women worked as a Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Field Labor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nanez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nanez census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 636 immigration records available for the last name Nanez. 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 110 military records available for the last name Nanez. For the veterans among your Nanez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nanez lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Nanez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Nanez in 1959 was 34, and 67 in 2004.

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