Neet Family History

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Neet Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of German Nieth, a habitational name from Nied on the Nidda river in Hesse, or of Niet, which is possibly a nickname from Middle High German niet ‘eager’.

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

Similar surnames: Nett, Netz, Nebel, Peet, Neat, Neer, Nast, Belt, Nest, Neeb

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Neet Family Origin

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Neet Family Occupations

What did your Neet ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Neet. 27% of Neet men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Neet women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neet were Proprietor and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • Teacher

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

Neet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Neet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neet 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 211 immigration records available for the last name Neet. 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 953 military records available for the last name Neet. For the veterans among your Neet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Neet Life Expectancy

What is the average Neet lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Neet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Neet in 1957 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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