Niman Family History

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Niman Name Meaning

English: variant of Newman. Americanized form of various European cognates with the same meaning, for example Neumann. (For other forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988.)

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

Similar surnames: Neman, Wiman, Siman, Neiman, Ingman, Osman, Aikman, Hyman, Neeman

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Niman Family Origin

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Niman Family Occupations

What did your Niman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Niman family was Wholesale Clother (Woollen Cloth). Potato Salesman, Tailor and Tailor Employs 3 Men & 4 Girls were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Niman. The most common Niman occupation in the UK was Potato Salesman. 25% of Niman's were Potato Salesmans.

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  • Potato Salesman

  • Tailor

  • Tailor Employs 3 Men & 4 Girls

  • Wholesale Clother (Woollen Cloth)


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

Niman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Niman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Niman 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 486 immigration records available for the last name Niman. 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 672 military records available for the last name Niman. For the veterans among your Niman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Niman Life Expectancy

What is the average Niman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Niman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Niman in 1962 was 81, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Niman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Niman 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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