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Nemes Name Meaning

Hungarian and Jewish (from Hungary): from nemes ‘possessing noble rights and privileges’, hence a status name, sometimes denoting a servant of a nobleman, or possibly a nickname for an honorable or distinguished-looking person. As a Jewish name it is mainly of ornamental origin.

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

Similar surnames: Remes, Nemec, Nemet, Lemer, Denes, Neuens, Nebel, Neet, Kees, Domes

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Where is the Nemes family from?

You can see how Nemes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nemes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Nemes families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Nemes families living in Manitoba. This was about 75% of all the recorded Nemes's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Nemes families in 1911.
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What did your Nemes ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Nemes. 100% of Nemes 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
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Nemes lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Nemes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Nemes in 1955 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

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