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Neather Family History

Neather Name 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: Feather, Heather, Leather, Neathery, Esther, Netter, Mather, Nester

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Where is the Neather family from?

You can see how Neather families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neather family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Neather families were found in the USA in 1920, and Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 2 Neather families living in Wisconsin. This was about 50% of all the recorded Neather's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Neather families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neather surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neather ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Neather. .

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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.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 458 census records available for the last name Neather. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neather 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 41 immigration records available for the last name Neather. 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 Cards

There are 27 military records available for the last name Neather. For the veterans among your Neather ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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