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Neighbor Name Meaning

English: from Middle English neghebour, a compound of Old English neah ‘near’ + gebur ‘dweller’. Compare Bauer. This may have been used as a nickname for someone who was a ‘good neighbor’, or more probably it derives from the common use of the word as a term of address. Translation of German Nachbar.

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


Similar surnames: Neighbors, Leighton, Keighley, Nachbar, Newborn, Deisher, Deighton

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Neighbor Family Origin

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Neighbor Family Occupations

What did your Neighbor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Neighbor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Neighbor's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neighbor. A less common occupation for the Neighbor family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Neighbor Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Neighbor Life Expectancy

What is the average Neighbor lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Neighbor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Neighbor in 1940 was 58, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neighbor 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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