Neve Name Meaning

English, Dutch, Danish, and Swedish: from Middle English, Old Norse, Middle Dutch neve ‘nephew’, presumably denoting the nephew of some great personage. French (Nève): Lyonnais habitational name from the Rhône place name En Nève, which derives from misdivision of En ève ‘in water’ (modern standard French en eau). Italian: from the personal name Neve, which may be from neve ‘snow’ (Latin nix, genitive nivis), possibly denoting a white-haired or very pale-complexioned person, or, according to Caracausi, may be a variant of the personal name Neves, from the Marian epithet Madonna della Neve or Maria Santissima ad nives ‘Mary of the Snows’. Portuguese and Galician: from neve ‘snow’. Compare 3.

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

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Neve Family Origin

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Neve Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Dentist

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Neve family was Dentist. The most common Neve occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Neve's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neve.

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Between 1956 and 2004, Neve life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Neve in 1956 was 19, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neve

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