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Niermann Name Meaning

North German: variant of Neermann a nickname from neer a shortened form of Low German neder ‘low’ + man ‘man’. German: variant of Niemann with inflected (masculine) form as the first part neuer Mann ‘new man’.

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


Similar surnames: Liermann, Niemann, Nierman, Bermann, Eiermann, Neumann, Riemann

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Where is the Niermann family from?

You can see how Niermann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Niermann family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Niermann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 25 Niermann families living in Missouri. This was about 45% of all the recorded Niermann's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Niermann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Niermann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Niermann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Niermann. 24% of Niermann men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Niermann women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Niermann were Minister and Servant. .

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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
    24%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Minister
    18%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Cook
    25%
  • Nurse
    25%
  • Servant
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Niermann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Niermann 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 527 immigration records available for the last name Niermann. 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 468 military records available for the last name Niermann. For the veterans among your Niermann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Niermann lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Niermann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Niermann in 1958 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

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