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Neumeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a newly appointed steward or tenant farmer, or one who was a newcomer to an area, from Middle High German niuwe ‘new’ + meier ‘steward’, ‘tenant farmer’ (see Meyer 1). In compound names -meyer and -man(n) were often treated as near synonyms and were used interchangeably, as for example Neumann, -meyer, Nettemann, -meyer, Schmittmann, -meyer.

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


Similar surnames: Altmeyer, Niemeyer, Wedemeyer, Meyer, Kammeyer, Dammeyer, Sellmeyer

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Neumeyer Family Origin

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Neumeyer Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Neumeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Neumeyer's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neumeyer. A less common occupation for the Neumeyer family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Grocer

    6%

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Neumeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Neumeyer. For the veterans among your Neumeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Neumeyer Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Neumeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Neumeyer in 1963 was 76, and 86 in 2004.

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