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Nevis Surname History


Origins Available: English , Scottish



Early Origins of the Nevis family


The surname Nevis was first found in Cambridge where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that county.

Early History of the Nevis family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nevis research.
Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1106, 1432, 1548, 1455, 1487, 1639 and 1684 are included under the topic Early Nevis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Nevis Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Nevinson, Nevenson, Neffinson, Nefinson, Nevison and many more.

Early Notables of the Nevis family (pre 1700)


Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nevis Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Nevis family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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