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Origins of the Neville surname

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About the Nevilles

We have a total number of 47404 records for people with the last name Neville.

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Where do most Nevilles live?

In 1921, most Nevilles lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Nevilles

How common is your surname?

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

We have 35,800 records for the Neville surname. The oldest one dates back to 1241.

Who were Nevilles most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Nevilles.

What are the most common Neville first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Neville family members

Common jobs for Nevilles

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

Common Female occupations for Nevilles in 1921
Dressmaker

156

Laundress

128

Domestic Servant

102

General Servant Domestic

96

Cotton Weaver

86

Common Male occupations for Nevilles in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

157

General Labourer

157

Farm Labourer

129

Carpenter

84

Coal Miner

76

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