Nienhaus Family History

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Nienhaus Name Meaning

North German: partly standardized form of Nienhus, a North German equivalent of Neuhaus, in which the first element is inflected (i.e. ‘at the new house’).

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

Similar surnames: Niehaus, Neuhaus, Obenhaus, Niehus, Nienhuis, Dieckhaus, Steinhaus

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Nienhaus Family Origin

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Nienhaus Family Occupations

What did your Nienhaus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nienhaus family was Engineer L. L. R. R. The most common Nienhaus occupation in the USA was Cooper. 22% of Nienhaus's were Coopers. Cooper, Carpenter and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nienhaus.

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  • Cooper

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk In Store

  • Engineer L. L. R. R


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Nienhaus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 928 census records available for the last name Nienhaus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nienhaus 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 192 immigration records available for the last name Nienhaus. 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 333 military records available for the last name Nienhaus. For the veterans among your Nienhaus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nienhaus Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Nienhaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Nienhaus in 1960 was 65, and 76 in 2004.

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