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Neering Name Meaning

Dutch: from a derivative of any of various Germanic personal names containing the element nar-, ner- ‘food’. Altered spelling of German Niering (see Nearing) or Nehring (see Nehring).

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

Similar surnames: Nearing, Herring, Nehring, Seering, Bering, Gearing, Heuring, Wehring

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Where is the Neering family from?

You can see how Neering families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neering family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Neering families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Neering family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Neering's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Neering families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neering surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neering ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Neering. 34% of Neering men worked as a Laborer.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Superintendent
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
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Census Records

There are 840 census records available for the last name Neering. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neering 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 90 immigration records available for the last name Neering. 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 781 military records available for the last name Neering. For the veterans among your Neering ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neering lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2003, in the United States, Neering life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Neering in 1968 was 64, and 62 in 2003.

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