Niel Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Neill.

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


Similar surnames: Nield, Neel, Diel, Viel, Biel, Nie, Neeld, Niece, Giel, Riel

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Niel Family Origin

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Niel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Niel. A less common occupation for the Niel family was Keeping House. The most common Niel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Niel's were Farmers.

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Niel Historical Records

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Niel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2003, Niel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Niel in 1962 was 78, and 81 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Niel

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