Neves Name Meaning

religious byname, from the Marian title Maria das Neves ‘Mary of the Snows’ (see Nieves). Galician and Asturian-Leonese: habitational name from any of the places named Neves in the provinces of Pontevedra, Lugo, and A Coruña (Galicia), and Asturies.

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


Similar surnames: Nieves, Neve, Naves, Neaves, Hees, Nevers, Mewes, Neva, Lever, Nemes

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Neves Family Origin

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Neves Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • At Home

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neves. The most common Neves occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Neves's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Neves family was At Home.

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Neves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Neves in 1948 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neves

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