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Nevil Family History

Nevil Surname Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Neville .

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


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

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Where is the Nevil family from?

You can see how Nevil families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nevil family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nevil families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 14 Nevil families living in London. This was about 25% of all the recorded Nevil's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Nevil families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nevil surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nevil ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Nevil. 100% of Nevil 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
    100%
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Census Records

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 Lists

There are 407 immigration records available for the last name Nevil. 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 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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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.

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