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Nees Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naois (see McNeese). Americanized form of German or Dutch Nies or Neese 2.

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


Similar surnames: Neese, Neas, Dees, Nee, Lees, Neis, Neels, Kees, Nies, Hees

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Nees Family Origin

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Nees Family Occupations

What did your Nees ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nees occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Nees's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nees family was Grocer. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nees.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Grocer

    4%

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

Nees Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nees. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nees 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Nees. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Nees. For the veterans among your Nees ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nees Life Expectancy

What is the average Nees lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Nees life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Nees in 1942 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nees

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nees 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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