Neve Name Meaning

English, Dutch, Danish, and Swedish: from Middle English, Old Norse, Middle Dutch neve ‘nephew’, presumably denoting the nephew of some great personage. French (Nève): Lyonnais habitational name from the Rhône place name En Nève, which derives from misdivision of En ève ‘in water’ (modern standard French en eau). Italian: from the personal name Neve, which may be from neve ‘snow’ (Latin nix, genitive nivis), possibly denoting a white-haired or very pale-complexioned person, or, according to Caracausi, may be a variant of the personal name Neves, from the Marian epithet Madonna della Neve or Maria Santissima ad nives ‘Mary of the Snows’. Portuguese and Galician: from neve ‘snow’. Compare 3.

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


Similar surnames: Nave, Neveu, Neves, Eve, Noe, Neave, Nese, Mele, Naves, Pere

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Neve Family Origin

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  • Scholar

    44%
  • Civil Service

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Organ Builder

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Neve family was Organ Builder. The most common Neve occupation in Canada was Scholar. 44% of Neve's were Scholars. Scholar, Civil Service and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neve.

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Between 1956 and 2004, Neve life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Neve in 1956 was 19, and 72 in 2004.

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