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Nees Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Neece . Now rare in Britain. Americanized form of German or Dutch Nies or Neese

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

Similar surnames: Neese, Neas, Dees, Nee, Lees, Neis, Neels, Kees, Nies, Hees

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Where is the Nees family from?

You can see how Nees families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nees family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nees families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 13 Nees families living in Ontario. This was about 62% of all the recorded Nees's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Nees families in 1911.
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What did your Nees ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Nees. 100% of Nees women worked as a Clerk. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nees. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Nees. For the veterans among your Nees ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nees lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Nees life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Nees in 1942 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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