Niehaus Family History

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Niehaus Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German nie ‘new’ + hus ‘house’; or a habitational name from a common North German and Westphalian farm name with the same meaning.

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

Similar surnames: Nienhaus, Neuhaus, Niehoff, Niehus, Nieland, Niekamp, Haus, Nordhaus

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Niehaus Family Origin

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Niehaus Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Niehaus occupation in Canada was Shoe Maker. 67% of Niehaus's were Shoe Makers. Shoe Maker and Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Niehaus.

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  • Shoe Maker

  • Clerk


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Niehaus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Niehaus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Niehaus 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Niehaus. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Niehaus. For the veterans among your Niehaus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Niehaus Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Niehaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Niehaus in 1941 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

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