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Neas Name Meaning

Americanized form of German or Dutch Nies or Neese 2. Irish: reduced and altered form of McNeese.

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


Similar surnames: Nease, Nees, Leas, Near, Neal, Neis, Naas, Neals, Gean, Keas

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Where is the Neas family from?

You can see how Neas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Neas families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 14 Neas families living in Alberta. This was about 67% of all the recorded Neas's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Neas families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neas ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Neas. 100% of Neas men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Neas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neas 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 420 immigration records available for the last name Neas. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Neas. For the veterans among your Neas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neas lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Neas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Neas in 1962 was 77, and 72 in 2004.

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