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Neuhaus Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived in a new house, Middle High German niuwe hus, modern German neu Haus, or a habitational name for someone from any of several places named Neuhaus (‘new house’) in various parts of Germany and Austria, also in Bohemia.

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


Similar surnames: Newhouse, Niehaus, Neuhoff, Althaus, Newhall, Haus, Obenhaus, Neubaum

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Where is the Neuhaus family from?

You can see how Neuhaus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neuhaus family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Neuhaus families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 65 Neuhaus families living in Illinois. This was about 26% of all the recorded Neuhaus's in the USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Neuhaus families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neuhaus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neuhaus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Neuhaus. 25% of Neuhaus men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Neuhaus women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neuhaus were Farm Laborer and Maid.

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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
    25%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    28%
  • Housework
    16%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Maid
    12%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Neuhaus. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Neuhaus. For the veterans among your Neuhaus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neuhaus lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Neuhaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Neuhaus in 1955 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

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