Nevis Family History

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Nevis Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps a variant of Scottish Nevins.

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


Similar surnames: Nevins, Nevils, Nevil, Havis, Levis, Nevels, Navis, Nevin, Bavis

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Nevis Family Origin

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Nevis Family Occupations

What did your Nevis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Coachman and Hair Dresser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nevis. A less common occupation for the Nevis family was Laborer. The most common Nevis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Nevis's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Coachman

    13%
  • Hair Dresser

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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

Nevis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nevis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nevis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Nevis

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Nevis. 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 Nevis. For the veterans among your Nevis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nevis Life Expectancy

What is the average Nevis lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Nevis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nevis in 1955 was 49, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nevis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nevis 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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