Neuhaus Family History

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Neuhaus Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived in a new house, Middle High German niuwe hus, modern German neu Haus, or a habitational name for someone from any of several places named Neuhaus (‘new house’) in various parts of Germany and Austria, also in Bohemia.

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

Similar surnames: Newhouse, Niehaus, Neuhoff, Althaus, Newhall, Haus, Obenhaus, Neubaum

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Neuhaus Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Neuhaus name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Neuhaus. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Neuhaus Family Origin

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Neuhaus Family Occupations

What did your Neuhaus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Neuhaus family was Baker. The most common Neuhaus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Neuhaus's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neuhaus.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Baker


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

Neuhaus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Neuhaus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neuhaus 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Neuhaus. 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 Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Neuhaus. For the veterans among your Neuhaus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Neuhaus Life Expectancy

What is the average Neuhaus lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Neuhaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Neuhaus in 1955 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neuhaus 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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