Neis Family History

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Neis Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): from a short form of the medieval personal name Dionysius (see Dennis). Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Denijs (see Dennis).

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


Similar surnames: Meis, Reis, Deis, Ness, Leis, Heis, Geis, Nein, Sens, Nees

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Neis Family Origin

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Neis Family Occupations

What did your Neis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Neis family was Laborer. The most common Neis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Neis's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neis.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Neis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Neis Life Expectancy

What is the average Neis lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Neis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Neis in 1948 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neis 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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