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Ne Family History

Ne Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: He, Noe, Na, Ge, No, Re, Ney, Ni, Nye, Ye

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Where is the Ne family from?

You can see how Ne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Ne families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Ne families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Ne's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Ne families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ne ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Ne. 43% of Ne men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    43%
  • Coal Loader
    29%
  • Laborer
    29%
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Census Records

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Ne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ne 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ne. 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 48,000 military records available for the last name Ne. For the veterans among your Ne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ne lifespan?

Between 1974 and 2003, in the United States, Ne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Ne in 1974 was 24, and 74 in 2003.

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