Niver Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Knijver, borne by a family that is recorded in the 17th-century Dutch colony of New Amsterdam.

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


Similar surnames: Rizer, River, Skiver, Siver, Niner, Haver, Piver, Ticer, Piker, Hiner

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Niver Family Origin

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Niver Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Niver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Niver's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Niver. A less common occupation for the Niver family was Farm Laborer.

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Niver Historical Records

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Niver Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Niver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Niver in 1958 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Niver

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