Neef Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Neve, from neef ‘nephew’, ‘cousin’. German (southwestern): variant of Neff.

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


Similar surnames: Neff, Naef, Neer, Nees, Geer, Hees, Reif, Reef, Neeb, Need

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Neef Family Origin

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Neef Family Occupations

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  • Sec Consulate General German Imperial

    100%

In 1881, the most common Neef occupation in the UK was Sec Consulate General German Imperial. 100% of Neef's were Sec Consulate General German Imperials.

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Neef Historical Records

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Neef Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Neef life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Neef in 1954 was 34, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neef

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