Nees Family History

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Nees Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naois (see McNeese). Americanized form of German or Dutch Nies or Neese 2.

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

Similar surnames: Neese, Neas, Dees, Nee, Lees, Neis, Neels, Kees, Nies, Hees

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Nees Family Origin

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Nees Family Occupations

What did your Nees ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Aircraft Inspector and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nees. 9% of Nees men worked as an Aircraft Inspector and 40% of Nees women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nees were Colliery Haulier H W and Electric Switch Assembler

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Aircraft Inspector
  • Boot Shoe Repairer
  • Coal Haulier Heavy Worker
  • Colliery Haulier H W

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Church Organist
  • Domestic
  • Electric Switch Assembler

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Nees Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Nees. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nees 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nees. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Nees. For the veterans among your Nees ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nees Life Expectancy

What is the average Nees lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Nees life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Nees in 1942 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nees

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nees 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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