Nead Family History

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Nead Name Meaning

English: possibly a metonymic nickname for a needy person, from Middle English ne(e)d ‘need’. Respelling of German Nied.

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


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

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Nead Family Origin

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Nead Family Occupations

What did your Nead ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nead. The most common Nead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Nead's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nead family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Miner

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Nead Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Nead. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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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Nead Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nead

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nead 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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