Niehus Family History

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Niehus Name Meaning

North German: variant of Niehaus, with Low German hus as the second element.

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

Similar surnames: Niehaus, Niehues, Nienhaus, Niebur, Niess, Nehls, Tiegs, Riehle

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Niehus Family Origin

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Niehus Family Occupations

What did your Niehus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Niehus occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Niehus's were Laborers. Laborer and Cooper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Niehus. A less common occupation for the Niehus family was Farmer.

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  • Laborer

  • Cooper

  • Farmer


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Niehus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Niehus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Niehus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 284 immigration records available for the last name Niehus. 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 Card

There are 326 military records available for the last name Niehus. For the veterans among your Niehus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Niehus Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Niehus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Niehus in 1962 was 62, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Niehus ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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