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Origins of the Neail surname

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About the Neails

We have a total number of 432 records for people with the last name Neail.

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Where do most Neails live?

In 1921, most Neails lived in East Midlands.


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Interesting facts about Neails

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 394 records for the Neail surname. The oldest one dates back to 1918.

Who were Neails most likely to marry?

Paynes

&

Sheppards

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What are the most common Neail first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Neails

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

Common Female occupations for Neails in 1921
Charwoman

3

General Servant Domestic

3

Barmaid

2

Housekeeper

2

Housemaid Domestic

2

Common Male occupations for Neails in 1921
Agr Labourer

5

Agricultural Labourer

5

Farm Labourer

3

Gardener

3

General Labourer

3

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