Neves Family History

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Neves Name Meaning

religious byname, from the Marian title Maria das Neves ‘Mary of the Snows’ (see Nieves). Galician and Asturian-Leonese: habitational name from any of the places named Neves in the provinces of Pontevedra, Lugo, and A Coruña (Galicia), and Asturies.

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

Similar surnames: Nieves, Neve, Naves, Neaves, Hees, Nevers, Mewes, Neva, Lever, Nemes

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Neves Family Origin

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Neves Family Occupations

What did your Neves ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Old Age Pensioner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Neves. 4% of Neves men worked as an Old Age Pensioner and 59% of Neves women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neves were Bricklayer and Assemble Manufact

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Old Age Pensioner
  • Agricultural Shoeing Smith
  • Agricultural Stoang Smith Mote
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Dressmaker
  • Incapacitated
  • Assemble Manufact

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

Neves Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Neves. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neves 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Neves. 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 Neves. For the veterans among your Neves ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Neves Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Neves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Neves in 1948 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neves

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