Nygaard Family History

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Nygaard Name Meaning

Scandinavian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named, from ny ‘new’ + gård ‘farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Negaard, Norgaard, Nyland, Odegaard, Gard, Sogard, Newgard, Agard

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Nygaard Family Origin

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Nygaard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Policeman

    13%
  • School Janitor

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nygaard family was School Janitor. The most common Nygaard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Nygaard's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Policeman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nygaard.

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Nygaard Life Expectancy

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