Ney Name Meaning

English: variant of Nye. Irish: reduced form of O’Ney. North German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Neu. The Jewish surname may sometimes be a shortened form of a name such as Neuburger. German: habitational name from a place near Boppard. North German: nickname from Middle Low German ni(g)e, ney(g)e ‘(the) new one’. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Aarnoud (see Arnold). Dutch (de Ney): variant of Nay 3.

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

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Ney Family Origin

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Ney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ney family was Keeping House. The most common Ney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Ney's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ney.

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Ney Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Ney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Ney in 1948 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ney

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