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Neathery Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Nethery.

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

Similar surnames: Nethery, Leathem, Weatherley, Leahey, Flattery, Heatley, Cather

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Where is the Neathery family from?

You can see how Neathery families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neathery family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Neathery families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Neathery families living in Kentucky. This was about 60% of all the recorded Neathery's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Neathery families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neathery surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neathery ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Neathery. 37% of Neathery men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Neathery women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neathery were Manager and Labor.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Seamstress
  • Housekeeper
  • Labor
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Neathery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neathery 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 145 immigration records available for the last name Neathery. 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 838 military records available for the last name Neathery. For the veterans among your Neathery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neathery lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Neathery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Neathery in 1958 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

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