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Nead Family History

Nead Surname Meaning

English (London): from Middle English nede ‘need poverty distress’ (Old English nēd nīed) presumably used as a nickname for a poor or needy person. Altered form of German Nied .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Read, Neat, Wead, Mead, Head, Bean, Neal, Neet, New, Noah

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Where is the Nead family from?

You can see how Nead families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nead family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nead families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 86 Nead families living in London. This was about 33% of all the recorded Nead's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Nead families in 1891.
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What did your Nead ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Nead. 100% of Nead women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Nead. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nead census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 601 immigration records available for the last name Nead. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Nead. For the veterans among your Nead ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nead lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Nead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nead in 1947 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

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