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Nearhood Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Nierhuth, a reduced form of Niederhuth (North German Nedderhod), a nickname referring to a particular style of headgear, from nieder ‘low’ + hut ‘hat’, or, in the south, a topographic name from Middle High German nider ‘low’ + huott(e) ‘(field) range’, ‘pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Nearhoof, Gerhold, Pearson, Harold, Nearing, Dearmond, Berhow, Narrow

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Nearhood Family Origin

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Nearhood Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Hand

    7%

In 1880, the most common Nearhood occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Nearhood's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Nearhood family was Farm Hand. Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nearhood.

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Nearhood Life Expectancy

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