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Niessen Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): patronymic from the personal name Nies.

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


Similar surnames: Niesen, Nielsen, Nissen, Nessen, Riessen, Driessen, Diersen, Jessen

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Niessen Family Origin

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Niessen Family Occupations

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  • Cutter For Merchant Tailor

    13%
  • Framer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Keeps Restaurant

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Niessen occupation in the USA was Cutter For Merchant Tailor. 13% of Niessen's were Cutter For Merchant Tailors. A less common occupation for the Niessen family was Keeps Restaurant. Cutter For Merchant Tailor, Framer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Niessen.

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Niessen Historical Records

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Niessen Life Expectancy

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