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Where is the Neil family from?
You can see how Neil families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neil family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Neil families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 562 Neil families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 36% of all the recorded Neil's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Neil families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neil surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Neil. 34% of Neil men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Neil women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neil were Carpenter and Farmer.