Neily Family History

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Neily Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced variant of McNeely.

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

Similar surnames: Neil, Nealy, Neill, Neils, Neild, Neely, Reily, Keily, Deily, Neish

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Neily Family Origin

Where is the Neily family from?

Neily Family Occupations

What did your Neily ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Neily occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Neily's were Farmers. Farmer, Student and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neily. A less common occupation for the Neily family was Son.

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  • Farmer

  • Student

  • Laborer

  • Son


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

Neily Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Neily. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neily 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 889 immigration records available for the last name Neily. 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 708 military records available for the last name Neily. For the veterans among your Neily ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Neily Life Expectancy

What is the average Neily lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2003, in the United States, Neily life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Neily in 1945 was 44, and 89 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neily

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neily 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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