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Niv Family History

Niv Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Niu, Ni, Nix, Nie, Nii, Niva, Ziv, Ji, Qiu, Li

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Where is the Niv family from?

You can see how Niv families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Niv family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Niv family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Niv's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Niv families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Niv surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Niv ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Niv ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 74 census records available for the last name Niv. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Niv 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 25 immigration records available for the last name Niv. 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 24 military records available for the last name Niv. For the veterans among your Niv ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Niv lifespan?

Between 1992 and 2004, in the United States, Niv life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Niv in 1992 was 63, and 89 in 2004.

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