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Neidhardt Name Meaning

German: from the medieval personal name Nithart, composed of the Germanic elements nit ‘ambition’, ‘hatred’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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


Similar surnames: Meinhardt, Reinhardt, Weinhardt, Leonhardt, Gerhardt, Steinhardt

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Where is the Neidhardt family from?

You can see how Neidhardt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neidhardt family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Neidhardt families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 37 Neidhardt families living in Ohio. This was about 29% of all the recorded Neidhardt's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Neidhardt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neidhardt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neidhardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Neidhardt. 22% of Neidhardt men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Neidhardt women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neidhardt were Salesman and Saleslady. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Carpenter
    15%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • New Worker
    13%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Saleslady
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Neidhardt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neidhardt 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 785 immigration records available for the last name Neidhardt. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Neidhardt. For the veterans among your Neidhardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neidhardt lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Neidhardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Neidhardt in 1943 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

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