Niewoehner Family History

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Niewoehner Name Meaning

North German (Niewöhner): nickname for a new neighbor or settler, from Low German nie ‘new’ + wöhner ‘dweller’, ‘settler’ (an agent derivative of wohnen ‘to dwell’).

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


Similar surnames: Niemeyer, Nieboer, Boehner, Noecker, Belschner, Hohner, Bredbenner

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Niewoehner Family Origin

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Niewoehner Family Occupations

What did your Niewoehner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Niewoehner occupation in the USA was Drives Beer Wagon. 33% of Niewoehner's were Drives Beer Wagons. A less common occupation for the Niewoehner family was Shoe Store. Drives Beer Wagon and Rector Ger. Church were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Niewoehner.

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  • Drives Beer Wagon

    33%
  • Rector Ger. Church

    33%
  • Shoe Store

    33%

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Niewoehner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Niewoehner Life Expectancy

What is the average Niewoehner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Niewoehner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Niewoehner in 1962 was 79, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Niewoehner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Niewoehner 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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