Neu Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a newcomer to an area, from Middle High German niu(we), German neu ‘new’.

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


Similar surnames: New, Ney, Leu, Lau, Beu, Fey, Nau, Hau, Len, Lu

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Neu Family Origin

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Neu Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Shoe Maker

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Neu family was Shoe Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neu. The most common Neu occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Neu's were Farmers.

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Neu Historical Records

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Neu Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Neu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Neu in 1952 was 67, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neu

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