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

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Grocer

    4%

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

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nees

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