Needs Name Meaning

English (mainly South Wales and southwestern England): variant of Nead.

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

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Needs Family Origin

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Needs Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Needs family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Needs. The most common Needs occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Needs's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Needs | Data not to scale

Needs Historical Records

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Needs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Needs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Needs in 1962 was 80, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Needs

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