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Neptune Family History

Neptune Name Meaning

Possibly of French origin: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Neuse, Repine, Bethune, Tune, Newton, Jeune, Neaton, Terhune, Etue

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Where is the Neptune family from?

You can see how Neptune families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neptune family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Neptune families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 10 Neptune families living in Devon. This was about 50% of all the recorded Neptune's in the UK. Devon had the highest population of Neptune families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neptune surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neptune ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Neptune. 15% of Neptune men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Neptune women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neptune were Proprietor and Bookkeeper.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Saleslady
  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Neptune. 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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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Neptune. For the veterans among your Neptune ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neptune lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Neptune life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Neptune in 1949 was 65, and 76 in 2004.

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