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Multiple Origins for the Surname Neave


Scottish


The Neave surname is derived from a place called Nevay in Angus.

Neave Early Origins



The surname Neave was first found in Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, where they held a family seat from early times and were granted lands by King David of Scotland.

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Neave Spelling Variations


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Neave Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Nevay, Neave, Neaves, Nevey, Neve, Neevey and others.

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Neave Early History


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Neave Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Neave research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1219, 1453, 1558, 1870 and 1672 are included under the topic Early Neave History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Neave Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Neave Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Neave Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Neave Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Neave, who came to Virginia in 1630
  • Margaret Neave, who arrived at Boston in 1637
  • Margrett Neave, aged 58, arrived in New England in 1637
  • Robert Neave, who landed in Maryland in 1653
  • Fort Neave, who arrived in Maryland in 1664

Neave Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Alexander Neave, who settled in Maryland in 1716
  • Alexander Neave, who landed in Maryland in 1716
  • Joel Neave, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1742

Neave Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Andrew Neave, aged 29, a carpenter, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Steinwarder" in 1864
  • Margaret Neave, aged 25, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Steinwarder" in 1864
  • David Neave, aged 9 mths., arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Steinwarder" in 1864

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Contemporary Notables of the name Neave (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Neave (post 1700)



  • Samuel R. Neave, American politician,Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1902
  • David Neave (b. 1833), Scottish footballer
  • Charles Neave (1800-1876), also known as Lord Neaves, was a Scottish theologian, judge and writer
  • Julius Arthur Sheffield Neave (1919-2008), English insurance executive
  • Justice Marcia Ann Neave AO, Australian appointed to the Supreme Court of Victoria, Court of Appeals division
  • Airey Middleton Sheffield Neave DSO, OBE, MC (1916-1979), British soldier, barrister and politician

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Neave Historic Events


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Neave Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Peter F A Neave (b. 1922), English Able Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Battersea, London, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Sola proba quae honestas
Motto Translation: Those things only are good which are honorable.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    2. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    5. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
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    The Neave Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Neave Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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