Need Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Nead.

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


Similar surnames: Reed, Needs, Neeld, Neef, Neer, Neel, Teer, Niel, Teem, Freed

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Need Family Origin

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Need Family Occupations

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  • Miller

    40%
  • Farmer & Merchant

    20%
  • Farmer & Merchant Son

    20%
  • Travailleur

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Need family was Travailleur. Miller, Farmer & Merchant and Farmer & Merchant Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Need. The most common Need occupation in Canada was Miller. 40% of Need's were Millers.

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Need Historical Records

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Need Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Need life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Need in 1953 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Need

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