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Neaves Name Meaning

English: variant of Neve with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

Similar surnames: Neave, Beaver, Naves, Weaver, Eales, Nevels, Neves, Eaves, Leavey

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Where is the Neaves family from?

You can see how Neaves families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neaves family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Neaves families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 26 Neaves families living in Ontario. This was about 62% of all the recorded Neaves's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Neaves families in 1911.
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What did your Neaves ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Neaves. 48% of Neaves men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Neaves women 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
  • Labourer
  • Machinist
  • Teamster

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Neaves. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neaves 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Neaves. 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 Neaves. For the veterans among your Neaves ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neaves lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Neaves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Neaves in 1951 was 76, and 80 in 2004.

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