Nevin Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Leinster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naoimhín, a patronymic from a personal name representing a diminutive of naomh ‘saint’. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cnáimhín ‘son of Cnámhín’, a Galway name, or Ó Cnáimhín, a Munster name meaning ‘descendant of Cnámhín’, a byname meaning ‘little bone’, used to refer to a thin man.

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


Similar surnames: Kevin, Levin, Savin, Mcnevin, Newlin, Devin, Nein, Nevins, Nelis

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Nevin Family Origin

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Nevin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Tailor

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nevin. A less common occupation for the Nevin family was Tailor. The most common Nevin occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Nevin's were Farmers.

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Between 1953 and 2004, Nevin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nevin in 1953 was 51, and 82 in 2004.

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