Nez Name Meaning

French: from nez ‘nose’, applied as a nickname for someone with a big or otherwise remarkable nose.

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


Similar surnames: Knez, New, Fey, Jez, Ney, Neu, Noh, Re, Beu, Denz

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Nez Family Origin

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Nez Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Weaver were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nez. 47% of Nez men worked as a Farmer and 73% of Nez women worked as a Weaver. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nez were Farm Laborer and Stock Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Labor
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Weaver
    73%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Blanket Weaver
    11%
  • Stock Farmer
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Nez Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 247 immigration records available for the last name Nez. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Nez. For the veterans among your Nez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nez Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Nez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Nez in 1949 was 63, and 63 in 2004.

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