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Neri Name Meaning

Spanish: from a personal name, from the name of a 16th-century Italian saint, Filippo Neri (see 2). Italian (Tuscany): from a short form of the personal name Raineri, Ran(i)eri, or Rin(i)eri, or in some cases from later personal names such as Guarniero, Falconiere, Soldaniero.

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


Similar surnames: Nori, Peri, Bern, Sari, Nery, Negri, Raneri, Pari, Hari, Herb

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Where is the Neri family from?

You can see how Neri families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neri family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Neri families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Neri families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Neri's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Neri families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neri surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neri ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Neri. 32% of Neri men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Neri women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neri were Barber and Packer. .

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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
    32%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • New Worker
    5%
  • Barber
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    11%
  • Operator
    9%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Packer
    6%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Neri. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Neri. For the veterans among your Neri ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neri lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Neri life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Neri in 1953 was 47, and 67 in 2004.

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