Neel Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant of Neill.

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Neel Family Origin

Where is the Neel family from?

SHOW MORE

Neel Family Occupations

What did your Neel ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    49%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Neel family was Laborer. The most common Neel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Neel's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neel.

Source: Census data for Neel | Data not to scale

Neel Historical Records

What Neel family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Neel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Neel

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Neel Life Expectancy

What is the average Neel lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neel 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Neel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Neel in 1948 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neel

Famous Neel Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name