Niesen Family History

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Niesen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Nijs, a reduced form of Denijs (see Dennis). German (frequent in the Rhineland): metronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Agnes. German: variant of Nies.

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


Similar surnames: Nissen, Niessen, Nielsen, Neese, Nilsen, Nies, Wiesen, Nessen, Neeser

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Niesen Family Origin

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Niesen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Grocer

    9%
  • Machinist

    9%

In 1880, the most common Niesen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Niesen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Niesen family was Machinist. Farmer, Laborer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Niesen.

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Niesen Historical Records

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Niesen Life Expectancy

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