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Nagy Early Origins



The surname Nagy was first found in Austria where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the Austro-Hungarian empire. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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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 243 words (17 lines of text) 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)



More information is 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    11. ...

    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 8 August 2016 at 14:36.

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