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Origins of the Nead surname

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About the Neads

We have a total number of 847 records for people with the last name Nead.

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Where do most Neads live?

In 1921, most Neads lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Neads

How common is your surname?

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We have 576 records for the Nead surname. The oldest one dates back to 1875.

Who were Neads most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Nead first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Neads

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Neads in 1921
General Servant Domestic




House Servant


General Servant


House Maid


Common Male occupations for Neads in 1921
General Labourer


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Bk Labourer




House Servant


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