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Neira Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from any of several places in Lugo province named Neira.

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

Similar surnames: Vera, Weida, Pera, Serra, Veiga, Noia, Leiva, Terra, Perra, Cira

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Where is the Neira family from?

You can see how Neira families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neira family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Neira families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Neira families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 83% of all the recorded Neira's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Neira families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neira surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neira ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Neira. 72% of Neira men worked as a Farmer. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Neira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neira census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Neira. 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 147 military records available for the last name Neira. For the veterans among your Neira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neira lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Neira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Neira in 1957 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

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