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Neiman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German (Neimann): variant of Neumann. Dutch: variant of Nieman. Swedish: variant of Nyman.

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

Similar surnames: Neyman, Neman, Naiman, Reiman, Nejman, Neuman, Heiman, Melman, Leiman

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Where is the Neiman family from?

You can see how Neiman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neiman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Neiman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Neiman families living in Manitoba. This was about 64% of all the recorded Neiman's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Neiman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neiman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neiman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Neiman. 87% of Neiman men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Farmers Son
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Neiman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neiman 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Neiman. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Neiman. For the veterans among your Neiman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neiman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Neiman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Neiman in 1951 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

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