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

What did your Nygaard ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Policeman

    13%
  • School Janitor

    13%

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Nygaard Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Nygaard. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Nygaard. For the veterans among your Nygaard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nygaard Life Expectancy

What is the average Nygaard lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Nygaard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Nygaard in 1952 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nygaard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nygaard ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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