Neis Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): from a short form of the medieval personal name Dionysius (see Dennis). Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Denijs (see Dennis).

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


Similar surnames: Meis, Reis, Deis, Ness, Leis, Heis, Geis, Nein, Sens, Nees

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Neis Family Origin

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Neis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Neis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Neis's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neis. A less common occupation for the Neis family was Laborer.

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Neis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Neis in 1948 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neis

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