Nightingale Family History

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Nightingale Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone with a good voice, from Middle English nighti(n)gale (Old English nihtegal, from niht ‘night’ + galan ‘sing’). Probably a translation of German and Jewish Nachtigall, or cognates in other languages.

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


Similar surnames: Nachtigall, Nightengale, Dingle, Single, Tingle, Ingle, Lighthall

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Nightingale Family Origin

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Nightingale Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Student

    12%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Cultivateur

    7%

In 1881, the most common Nightingale occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Nightingale's were Farmers. Farmer, Student and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nightingale. A less common occupation for the Nightingale family was Cultivateur.

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Nightingale Life Expectancy

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