Neisen Family History

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Neisen Name Meaning

German and Dutch: patronymic from Neis 2. Respelling of German and Dutch Niesen. German: habitational name from a place called Neisen in Hesse.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Nessen, Leisen, Eisen, Neiser, Peiser, Jessen, Eiben, Hessen, Nesser

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Neisen Family Origin

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Neisen Family Occupations

What did your Neisen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Neisen family was Carpenter. The most common Neisen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Neisen's were Farmers. Farmer, Boot And Shoe Dealer and Broom Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neisen.

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  • Farmer

  • Boot And Shoe Dealer

  • Broom Maker

  • Carpenter


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Neisen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Neisen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Neisen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neisen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 155 immigration records available for the last name Neisen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 276 military records available for the last name Neisen. For the veterans among your Neisen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Neisen Life Expectancy

What is the average Neisen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Neisen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Neisen in 1963 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neisen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neisen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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