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Neuer Name Meaning

German: inflected (masculine) form of Neu (as in neuer Mann ‘new man’).

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


Similar surnames: Neuber, Neuner, Leuer, Heuer, Neuser, Reuer, Neier, Nemer, Neyer

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Where is the Neuer family from?

You can see how Neuer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neuer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Neuer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Neuer families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Neuer's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Neuer families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neuer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neuer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Neuer. 22% of Neuer men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Neuer women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neuer were Butcher and Clerk. .

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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

  • Salesman
    22%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Manager
    11%
  • Butcher
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    34%
  • Nurse
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Neuer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neuer 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 944 immigration records available for the last name Neuer. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Neuer. For the veterans among your Neuer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neuer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Neuer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Neuer in 1958 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

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