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Neville Name Meaning

Irish and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Neuville in Calvados or Néville in Seine-Maritime, both so called from Old French neu(f) ‘new’ (Latin novus) + ville ‘settlement’ (see Villa). Irish (Munster): assimilation of the Gaelic name Ó Niadh (see Nee) and sometimes of Ó Cnaimhín (see Nevin).

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


Similar surnames: Deville, Neuville, Melville, Saville, Keville, Newville, Reville

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Neville Family Origin

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Neville Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Clerk

    5%
  • Tailoress

    5%
  • Dress Maker

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Clerk and Tailoress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neville. A less common occupation for the Neville family was Dress Maker. The most common Neville occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Neville's were Farmers.

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Neville Historical Records

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Neville Life Expectancy

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