Nevins Family History

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Nevins Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Nevin, with English patronymic -s.

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


Similar surnames: Nevin, Nevis, Neils, Nevels, Nevils, Devins, Bevans, Bevins, Devin

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Nevins Family Origin

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Nevins Family Occupations

What did your Nevins ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nevins. 6% of Nevins men worked as a General Labourer and 62% of Nevins women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nevins were Motor Driver and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    6%
  • General Labourer Heavy Worker
    4%
  • Gem Setter Retired
    3%
  • Motor Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    62%
  • Incapacitated
    5%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    4%
  • Private Means
    3%

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

Nevins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Nevins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nevins 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Nevins. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Nevins. For the veterans among your Nevins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nevins Life Expectancy

What is the average Nevins lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Nevins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Nevins in 1944 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nevins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nevins 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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