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Multiple Origins for the Surname Nagy


Hungary


The Nagy surname is derived from the Hungarian word "nagy," which means "big" or "great". No doubt it evolved from a nickname for a large man or great man.

Nagy Early Origins



The surname Nagy was first found in Hungary, where it is thought that the surname originated.

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Nagy Spelling Variations


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Nagy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Nagy, Naggy, Nady, Natz and others.

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Nagy Early History


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Nagy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nagy research. Another 85 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1846, 1449, 1631, 1326, 1382, 1342, 1370, 1582, 1797, 1868, 1437 and 1437 are included under the topic Early Nagy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nagy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nagy Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name in this era King Louis the Great (Lajos Nagy) (1326-1382), King of Hungary and Croatia from 1342 and King of Poland from 1370 until his death; Nagy de Galantha, who was ennobled in 1582; Károly Nagy (1797-1868), an Hungarian astronomer...

Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nagy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Nagy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Stephan Nagy, who applied for naturalization in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1889
  • Leo Nagy, who emigrated from Bremen to New York on the Steamship Trave in 1893
  • Leo Nagy, aged 42, landed in New York, NY in 1893

Nagy Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Agostosine Nagy, aged 33, who landed in America, in 1902
  • Albert Nagy, aged 2, who settled in America from London, in 1903
  • Amcilia Nagy, aged 20, who landed in America from London, in 1903
  • Andras Nagy, aged 31, who emigrated to the United States, in 1903
  • Andras Nagy, aged 25, who emigrated to America from Kalle Lemeny, in 1903
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nagy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nagy (post 1700)



  • Stephen Nagy (1919-2016), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1947 to 1950
  • Christine Nagy, American actress and radio personality
  • Gregory Nagy (b. 1942), American professor of Classics
  • Charles Nagy (b. 1967), American former Major League Baseball all-star right-handed pitcher
  • Sándor Nagy (1946-2015), Hungarian trade unionist and politician, Leader of the MSZP parliamentary group (2001-2002)
  • Ivan Nagy (1943-2014), Hungarian Ballet Dancer
  • Imre Nagy (1896-1958), Hungarian politician, premier, and briefly prime minister, during the Hungarian Revolution, before being captured and put to death by the Soviet regime
  • Ferenc Nagy (1903-1979), Hungarian politician
  • George Nagy (b. 1957), Canadian Olympic swimmer

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Nagy Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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    The Nagy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nagy Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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