Neish Family History

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Neish Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naois ‘son of Naos’. Compare Irish McNeese.

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


Similar surnames: Nish, Neill, Neice, Neil, Neils, Lish, Irish, Neild, Nelis, Neis

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Neish Family Origin

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Neish Family Occupations

What did your Neish ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Neish. 42% of Neish men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Neish women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neish were Machinist and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
    42%
  • Farmer
    42%
  • Machinist
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Nurse
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Neish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Neish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neish 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Neish. 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 Neish. For the veterans among your Neish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Neish Life Expectancy

What is the average Neish lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Neish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Neish in 1962 was 59, and 72 in 2004.

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