Nield Family History

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Nield Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant of Neill. The excrescent -d results from an English mishearing of the devoicing of final -l in Gaelic.

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


Similar surnames: Neeld, Neild, Niel, Field, Neel, Shield, Niece, Nieland, Viel, Held

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Nield Family Origin

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Nield Family Occupations

What did your Nield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nield occupation in the USA was Machinist. 15% of Nield's were Machinists. A less common occupation for the Nield family was Works In Cotton Mill. Machinist, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nield.

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  • Machinist

    15%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    6%

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

Nield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nield 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Nield. 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 Nield. For the veterans among your Nield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nield Life Expectancy

What is the average Nield lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Nield in 1962 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nield 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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