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Neiswander Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Neuenschwander or of its variant Neuschwander . Compare Nicewander Nighswander and Niswander and also Neiswanger . Possibly also an Americanized form of German Neuschwender a variant of Neuschwander .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Neiswender, Niswander, Beiswanger, Niswonger, Nicewander

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Where is the Neiswander family from?

You can see how Neiswander families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neiswander family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Neiswander families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Neiswander families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Neiswander's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Neiswander families in 1911.
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What did your Neiswander ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Neiswander. 22% of Neiswander 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver
  • Farming
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 44 immigration records available for the last name Neiswander. 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 269 military records available for the last name Neiswander. For the veterans among your Neiswander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neiswander lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Neiswander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Neiswander in 1963 was 70, and 77 in 2003.

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