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Nieves Name Meaning

religious byname, from the title María de las Nieves ‘Mary of the Snows’, given particularly to children born on 5 August, on which date the Virgin allegedly once caused it to snow in Rome. It is possible that the surname derives in part from a nickname for someone with snow-white hair. Castilianized form of the Galician and Asturian-Leonese habitational name Neves.

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


Similar surnames: Neves, Neve, Naves, Nevers, Nieder, Neaves, Rives, Sieve, Siever

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Nieves Family Origin

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Nieves Family Occupations

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  • Cartman

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nieves family was Laborer. The most common Nieves occupation in the USA was Cartman. 33% of Nieves's were Cartmans. Cartman and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nieves.

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