Neary Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Náradhaigh ‘descendant of Náradhach’, a byname meaning ‘modest’.

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


Similar surnames: Geary, Beary, Keary, Leary, Merry, Terry, Near, Berry, Nealy, Neal

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Neary Family Origin

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Neary Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Miner

    4%

In 1880, the most common Neary occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Neary's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neary. A less common occupation for the Neary family was Miner.

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Neary Historical Records

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Neary Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Neary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Neary in 1948 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neary

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