Neer Family History

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Neer Name Meaning

Dutch (also van Neer): habitational name from a place called Neer in the Netherlands. German: variant of Neher. Jewish: (Ashkenazic): variant of Neier.

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

Similar surnames: Neder, Nier, Leer, Beer, Geer, Deer, Peer, Neier, Neyer, Meer

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Neer Family Origin

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Neer Family Occupations

What did your Neer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Neer occupation in the UK was Power Loom Beamer. 100% of Neer's were Power Loom Beamers.

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  • Power Loom Beamer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Neer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Neer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Neer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 920 immigration records available for the last name Neer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Neer. For the veterans among your Neer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Neer Life Expectancy

What is the average Neer lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Neer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Neer in 1948 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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