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Neukam Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Neukamm or Neukomm, a nickname for a newcomer, from Middle High German niuwe ‘new’ + a derivative of Middle High German komen ‘to come’.

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


Similar surnames: Leikam, Roskam, Reukauf, Niekamp, Neubaum, Deam, Neman, Neufer

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Where is the Neukam family from?

You can see how Neukam families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neukam family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Neukam families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 60 Neukam families living in Indiana. This was about 91% of all the recorded Neukam's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Neukam families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neukam surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neukam ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Neukam. 43% of Neukam men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Neukam women worked as a House Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neukam were Carpenter and Maid. .

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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
    43%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Spray Painter
    10%
  • Carpenter
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Keeper
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Neukam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neukam 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 208 immigration records available for the last name Neukam. 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 915 military records available for the last name Neukam. For the veterans among your Neukam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neukam lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Neukam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Neukam in 1942 was 43, and 57 in 2004.

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