Niswander Family History

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Niswander Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Neuschwander (see Neuenschwander) or of the Dutch cognate Nijswander.

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

Similar surnames: Niswonger, Neiswander, Swander, Newswanger, Nighswander, Neiswender

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Niswander Family Origin

Where is the Niswander family from?

Niswander Family Occupations

What did your Niswander ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Niswander. A less common occupation for the Niswander family was Carpenter. The most common Niswander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Niswander's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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

Niswander Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Niswander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Niswander 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 214 immigration records available for the last name Niswander. 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 717 military records available for the last name Niswander. For the veterans among your Niswander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Niswander Life Expectancy

What is the average Niswander lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Niswander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Niswander in 1948 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Niswander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Niswander 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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