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Newmeyer Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Neumeyer.

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


Similar surnames: Newmyer, Neumeier, Neumayer, Newbauer, Neimeyer, Neumeyer, Newberger

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Where is the Newmeyer family from?

You can see how Newmeyer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Newmeyer family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Newmeyer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 64 Newmeyer families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 34% of all the recorded Newmeyer's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Newmeyer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Newmeyer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Newmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Newmeyer. 20% of Newmeyer men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Newmeyer women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Newmeyer were Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
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What Newmeyer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Newmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newmeyer 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 314 immigration records available for the last name Newmeyer. 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 648 military records available for the last name Newmeyer. For the veterans among your Newmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Newmeyer lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Newmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Newmeyer in 1948 was 43, and 48 in 2004.

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