Naef Name Meaning

Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a wheelwright, from Middle Dutch nave, naef ‘hub’. Variant of Swiss German Näf (see Neff).

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


Similar surnames: Neef, Naff, Nagel, Haaf, Ney, Nast, Reef, Gaff, Naus, Hanf

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Naef Family Origin

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Naef Family Occupations

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  • Hotel Keeper

    100%

In 1881, the most common Naef occupation in the UK was Hotel Keeper. 100% of Naef's were Hotel Keepers.

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Naef Historical Records

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Naef Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Naef life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Naef in 1963 was 76, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Naef

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