History of your Surname
Get access to Neumann family records.Start a free trial

Neumann Family History

Neumann Name Meaning

German Danish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a newcomer to a place from Middle High German niuwe (German neu) ‘new’ + man (German Mann) ‘man’. This surname is also found in Czechia Poland Sweden France (Alsace and Lorraine) and some other European countries.

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


Similar surnames: Heumann, Seemann, Ehmann, Bermann, Rehmann, Niermann, Lehmann, Newman

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Neumann family from?

You can see how Neumann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neumann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Neumann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 25 Neumann families living in Ontario. This was about 89% of all the recorded Neumann's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Neumann families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neumann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neumann ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Framing For Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Neumann. 67% of Neumann men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Neumann women worked as a Framing For Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neumann were Electrician and Servant. .

View Census Data for Neumann | Data not to scale

*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
    67%
  • Electrician
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Framing For Nurse
    50%
  • Servant
    50%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Neumann family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Neumann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neumann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Neumann

Passenger Lists

There are 37,000 immigration records available for the last name Neumann. 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.

View all Neumann immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 48,000 military records available for the last name Neumann. For the veterans among your Neumann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Neumann military records

You've only scratched the surface of Neumann family history

Discover More

What is the average Neumann lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Neumann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Neumann in 1943 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neumann

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Neumann family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Neumann last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial