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Neeman Name Meaning

Jewish: occupational name from a Hebrew term meaning ‘treasurer of the community’. In some cases this may represent a Hebraized (Israeli) form of Neumann.

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


Similar surnames: Neman, Beeman, Newman, Nejman, Feeman, Neiman, Neuman, Perman, Neyman

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Where is the Neeman family from?

You can see how Neeman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neeman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Neeman families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Neeman families living in Ontario. This was about 56% of all the recorded Neeman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Neeman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neeman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Help Farm was the top reported job for people in the CA named Neeman. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Help Farm
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Neeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neeman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 417 immigration records available for the last name Neeman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 576 military records available for the last name Neeman. For the veterans among your Neeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neeman lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Neeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Neeman in 1965 was 67, and 89 in 2004.

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