Nevis Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps a variant of Scottish Nevins.

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


Similar surnames: Nevins, Nevils, Nevil, Havis, Levis, Nevels, Navis, Nevin, Bavis

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Nevis Family Origin

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Nevis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Coachman

    13%
  • Hair Dresser

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Nevis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Nevis's were Farmers. Farmer, Coachman and Hair Dresser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nevis. A less common occupation for the Nevis family was Laborer.

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Nevis Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Nevis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nevis in 1955 was 49, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nevis

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