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Niswander Family History

Niswander Name Meaning
Altered spelling of German Neuschwander (see Neuenschwander) or of the Dutch cognate Nijswander.

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

21,249 Historical Documents with Niswander on Ancestry.com
4,198 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
691 Military Records
197 Immigration Records
3,093 Census and Voter Lists
13,070 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Niswander Families

  • Number of Niswander families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Niswander last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Niswander Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Niswander

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Niswander Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Niswander Civil War Service Records

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