Nevens Family History

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Nevens Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Neve.

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

Similar surnames: Nevels, Neuens, Neyens, Nevins, Levens, Lebens, Neaves, Neve, Ewens

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Nevens Family Origin

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Nevens Family Occupations

What did your Nevens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nevens. A less common occupation for the Nevens family was Carpenter. The most common Nevens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Nevens's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Nevens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Nevens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nevens 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 460 immigration records available for the last name Nevens. 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 586 military records available for the last name Nevens. For the veterans among your Nevens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nevens Life Expectancy

What is the average Nevens lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Nevens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Nevens in 1955 was 32, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nevens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nevens 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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