Niemuth Family History

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Niemuth Name Meaning

German: probably a nickname, either for a cheerful person, from Middle Low German nie, nige mot ‘new spirit’; or, in the south, for a belligerent or aggressive person, from Middle High German nit ‘hostile attitude’ + muot ‘attitude’, ‘sense’.

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

Similar surnames: Homuth, Demuth, Muth, Freimuth, Lindemuth, Niemann, Nieman, Noeth

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Niemuth Family Origin

Where is the Niemuth family from?

Niemuth Family Occupations

What did your Niemuth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Niemuth family was Stone Mason. The most common Niemuth occupation in the USA was Laborer. 67% of Niemuth's were Laborers. Laborer and Cooper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Niemuth.

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  • Laborer

  • Cooper

  • Stone Mason


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Niemuth ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Niemuth Historical Records

What Niemuth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 830 census records available for the last name Niemuth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Niemuth 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 74 immigration records available for the last name Niemuth. 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 152 military records available for the last name Niemuth. For the veterans among your Niemuth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Niemuth Life Expectancy

What is the average Niemuth lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Niemuth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Niemuth in 1961 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Niemuth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Niemuth 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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