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Nienow Family History

Nienow Name Meaning
German: unexplained. It is probably a variant of German Nienau, which is also unexplained.

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

7,100 Historical Documents with Nienow on Ancestry.com
2,173 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
195 Military Records
130 Immigration Records
1,356 Census and Voter Lists
3,246 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Nienow Families

  • Number of Nienow families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Nienow families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Nienow last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Nienow Family Origin

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Nienow Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Nienow

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Nienow Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Nienow census records

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Military Service by Nienow

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