Nienstedt Family History

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Nienstedt Name Meaning

German and Dutch: topographic name for someone living in ‘the new town’. German: habitational name from any of several places named Nienstedt in northern Germany, Saxony, and former East Prussia.

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

Similar surnames: Neustadt, Fenster, Bierstedt, Lindstedt, Bramstedt, Einstein

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Nienstedt Family Origin

Where is the Nienstedt family from?

Nienstedt Family Occupations

What did your Nienstedt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nienstedt occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 14% of Nienstedt's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Brewer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nienstedt. A less common occupation for the Nienstedt family was Farming.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Brewer

  • Farmer

  • Farming


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

Nienstedt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Nienstedt

Passenger List

There are 373 immigration records available for the last name Nienstedt. 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 426 military records available for the last name Nienstedt. For the veterans among your Nienstedt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nienstedt Life Expectancy

What is the average Nienstedt lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Nienstedt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Nienstedt in 1949 was 51, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nienstedt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nienstedt 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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