Nee Name Meaning

Irish or Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Niadh ‘descendant of Nia’ or Ó Niadh ‘son of Nia’. Compare McNee.

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

Similar surnames: Gee, Snee, Mee, Fee, Nees, Knee, Bee, Lee, Kee, Ney

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Nee Family Origin

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Nee Family Occupations

What did your Nee ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, laborer, Farmer and Works On R.R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nee. The most common Nee occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Nee's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Nee family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Works On R.R.

  • Keeping House


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

Nee Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Nee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nee 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Nee. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Nee. For the veterans among your Nee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nee Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Nee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Nee in 1949 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nee 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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