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Nuno Family History

Nuno Name Meaning

Spanish (Nuño), Portuguese, and Galician: from a medieval personal name, first attested in the Latin form Nunnus, of uncertain derivation.

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


Similar surnames: Nino, Muno, Nunn, Pino, Arno, Kunc, Mungo, Fumo, Nunes, Geno

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Where is the Nuno family from?

You can see how Nuno families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nuno family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nuno families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Nuno families living in Yorkshire. This was about 70% of all the recorded Nuno's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Nuno families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nuno surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nuno ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nuno. 60% of Nuno men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Nuno women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nuno were Gardener and Operator. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Gardener
    20%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    50%
  • Operator
    50%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nuno. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nuno census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nuno. 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 159 military records available for the last name Nuno. For the veterans among your Nuno ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nuno lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Nuno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Nuno in 1945 was 26, and 64 in 2004.

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