Nienow Family History

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Nienow Name Meaning

German: unexplained. It is probably a variant of German Nienau, which is also unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Bien, Kien, Kiener, Fien, Liew, New, Ristow, Kientz, Lien, Siener

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Nienow Family Origin

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Nienow Family Occupations

What did your Nienow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nienow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Nienow's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nienow.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Nienow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nienow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nienow 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 163 immigration records available for the last name Nienow. 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 202 military records available for the last name Nienow. For the veterans among your Nienow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nienow Life Expectancy

What is the average Nienow lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Nienow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nienow in 1965 was 80, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nienow 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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