Niven Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Nevin.

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

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Niven Family Origin

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Niven Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Grocer

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Teamster

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Grocer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Niven. A less common occupation for the Niven family was Teamster. The most common Niven occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Niven's were Farmers.

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Niven Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Niven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Niven in 1957 was 26, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Niven

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