History of your Surname
Get access to Nemet family records.Start a free trial

Nemet Family History

Nemet Name Meaning

Hungarian and Jewish (from Hungary) (Német): variant of Németh (see Nemeth ). This surname is also found in Slovakia where it is mainly spelled Német and in Croatia and Slovenia where it is spelled Nemet.

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

Similar surnames: Nemes, Nemeth, Nameth, Nemer, Kemen, Zemel, Neman, Namey, Nevel

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Nemet family from?

You can see how Nemet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nemet family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Nemet families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Nemet families living in Manitoba. This was about 69% of all the recorded Nemet's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Nemet families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nemet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nemet ancestors do for a living?

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

View Census Data for Nemet | Data not to scale

*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

  • Labourer
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Nemet family records will you find?

Census Records

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

Search Canadian census records for Nemet

Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Nemet. 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.

View all Nemet immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 279 military records available for the last name Nemet. For the veterans among your Nemet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Nemet military records

You've only scratched the surface of Nemet family history

Discover More

What is the average Nemet lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nemet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Nemet in 1962 was 46, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nemet

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Nemet family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial