Neild Family History

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Neild Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant of Neill. The excrescent -d results from an English mishearing of the devoicing of final -l in Gaelic.

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

Similar surnames: Neeld, Nield, Neils, Neil, Neily, Neill, Neal, Neel, Neale, Neals

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Neild Family Origin

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Neild Family Occupations

What did your Neild ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Laborer, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neild. The most common Neild occupation in Canada was Laborer. 29% of Neild's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Neild family was Fitter.

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  • Laborer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Fitter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Neild ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Neild Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Neild. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neild census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Neild. 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 Card

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

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Neild Life Expectancy

What is the average Neild lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Neild life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Neild in 1958 was 50, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neild

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neild ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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