Niemann Family History

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Niemann Name Meaning

North German form of Neumann, from Middle Low German nie + man.

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

Similar surnames: Riemann, Niermann, Ziemann, Wiemann, Nieman, Thiemann, Ninnemann

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Niemann Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Niemann name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Niemann. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Niemann Family Origin

Where is the Niemann family from?

Niemann Family Occupations

What did your Niemann ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Niemann family was Master Tailor (Employing 1 Boy). The most common Niemann occupation in the UK was Artist (Painter). 25% of Niemann's were Artist (Painter)s. Artist (Painter), Colonial Broker General Producer and East India Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Niemann.

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  • Artist (Painter)

  • Colonial Broker General Producer

  • East India Merchant

  • Master Tailor (Employing 1 Boy)


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

Niemann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Niemann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Niemann 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Niemann. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Niemann. For the veterans among your Niemann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Niemann Life Expectancy

What is the average Niemann lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Niemann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Niemann in 1941 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Niemann 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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