Neman Family History

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Neman Name Meaning

Jewish (Sephardic and Ashkenazic): variant of Neeman, a status name meaning ‘treasurer’. Dutch and North German (Nemann): variant of Nieman ‘newcomer’. Muslim: perhaps from a personal name based on Arabic nu‘man ‘blood’. Nu‘man was the name borne by the kings of Hirah in Arabia. It was the name of one of the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad, also the surname of Abu Hanifa, founder of the Hanafi school of law.

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

Similar surnames: Neiman, Neyman, Nieman, Perman, Kelman, German, Neeman, Nyman, Seman

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Neman Family Origin

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Neman Family Occupations

What did your Neman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Neman occupation in the UK was Cook Out Of Employ (Dom). 50% of Neman's were Cook Out Of Employ (Dom)s. Cook Out Of Employ (Dom) and Housekeeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Neman.

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  • Cook Out Of Employ (Dom)

  • Housekeeper


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

Neman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Neman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neman 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 645 immigration records available for the last name Neman. 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 447 military records available for the last name Neman. For the veterans among your Neman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Neman Life Expectancy

What is the average Neman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Neman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Neman in 1953 was 46, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neman 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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