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Nehring Name Meaning

German:: nickname for a miser or economical person who guarded his possessions from Middle High German nerung narung Middle Low German neringe ‘food livelihood’. habitational name from Nehringen in Pomerania or a topographic name from Early New High German nehrung nehring ‘long narrow spit of land’ cognate with older nerge ‘narrows’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Fehring, Herring, Gehring, Nearing, Hering, Wehring, Fearing, Neering

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Where is the Nehring family from?

You can see how Nehring families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nehring family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Nehring families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 47 Nehring families living in Illinois. This was about 27% of all the recorded Nehring's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Nehring families in 1880.
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What did your Nehring ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Nehring. 100% of Nehring men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nehring. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Nehring. For the veterans among your Nehring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nehring lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Nehring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nehring in 1948 was 32, and 84 in 2004.

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