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Nemec Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Nemec): ethnic name for a German or German-speaker, from nemec ‘German’. In Old Czech this word was used to denote any foreigner, being derived from nemý ‘mute’, referring to an inability to speak Czech. This name is also found in Germany. Slovenian: ethnic name from Nemec ‘German’, a derivative of the adjective nem ‘mute’ (see 1). Germans (mainly Bavarians) were brought in large numbers by feudal overlords to the territory of present-day Slovenia and of the early medieval Slovenian state Carantania (present-day Carinthia and Styria, now divided between Austria and Slovenia).

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

Similar surnames: Nemetz, Nemeth, Nemes, Remer, Niemiec, Demel, Nebel, Neier, Samec

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Nemec Family Origin

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Nemec Family Occupations

What did your Nemec ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Nemec.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Nemec Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Nemec. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nemec 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Nemec. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Nemec. For the veterans among your Nemec ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nemec Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Nemec life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Nemec in 1951 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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