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Neave Family History

Neave Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): variant of Neve

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


Similar surnames: Neaves, Neve, Nave, Neale, Beaver, Neals, Weare, Deale, Beaven, Veale

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Where is the Neave family from?

You can see how Neave families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neave family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Neave families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 23 Neave families living in Ontario. This was about 59% of all the recorded Neave's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Neave families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neave surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neave ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Neave. 60% of Neave 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
    60%
  • Teamster
    40%
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Census Records

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Neave. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neave 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Neave. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Neave. For the veterans among your Neave ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neave lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Neave life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Neave in 1963 was 76, and 73 in 2003.

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