Nevil Family History

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Nevil Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant spelling of Neville.

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

Similar surnames: Nevill, Nevils, Neil, Bevil, Nevis, Neall, Nevins, Neils, Nevills

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Nevil Family Origin

Where is the Nevil family from?

Nevil Family Occupations

What did your Nevil ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Nevil family was Barge Man. The most common Nevil occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 12% of Nevil's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Ag. Lab and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nevil.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Ag. Lab

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Barge Man


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

Nevil Historical Records

What Nevil family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Nevil. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nevil 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 407 immigration records available for the last name Nevil. 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 968 military records available for the last name Nevil. For the veterans among your Nevil ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nevil Life Expectancy

What is the average Nevil lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Nevil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Nevil in 1947 was 37, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nevil

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nevil 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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