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Nieves Name Meaning

religious byname, from the title María de las Nieves ‘Mary of the Snows’, given particularly to children born on 5 August, on which date the Virgin allegedly once caused it to snow in Rome. It is possible that the surname derives in part from a nickname for someone with snow-white hair. Castilianized form of the Galician and Asturian-Leonese habitational name Neves.

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


Similar surnames: Neves, Neve, Naves, Nevers, Nieder, Neaves, Rives, Sieve, Siever

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Nieves Family Origin

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Nieves Family Occupations

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  • Waiter H M Dockyard (C S)

    100%

In 1881, the most common Nieves occupation in the UK was Waiter H M Dockyard (C S). 100% of Nieves's were Waiter H M Dockyard (C S)s.

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