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Nierman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin, perhaps from Yiddish nir or German Niere ‘kidney’ + German Mann ‘man’. This surname is now well established in Mexico. Respelling of German Niermann.

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


Similar surnames: Niermann, Bierman, Derman, Wierman, Pierman, Nieman, German, Widerman

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Nierman Family Origin

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Nierman Family Occupations

What did your Nierman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nierman. The most common Nierman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Nierman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nierman family was Cabnet Maker.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Cabnet Maker

    7%

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

Nierman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nierman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nierman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Nierman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Nierman. For the veterans among your Nierman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nierman Life Expectancy

What is the average Nierman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Nierman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Nierman in 1953 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nierman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nierman 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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