Niffenegger Family History

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Niffenegger Name Meaning

Swiss German: probably a topographic name of the same origin as Niffern, a habitational name from Nufringen in Swabia, formerly Nüfferen, Niffern + egger, from Middle High German ecke ‘corner’.

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

Similar surnames: Miltenberger, Sonderegger, Teffeteller, Effinger, Honegger

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Niffenegger Family Origin

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Niffenegger Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Niffenegger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Niffenegger's were Farmers.

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Niffenegger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 702 census records available for the last name Niffenegger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Niffenegger 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 49 immigration records available for the last name Niffenegger. 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 97 military records available for the last name Niffenegger. For the veterans among your Niffenegger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Niffenegger Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Niffenegger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Niffenegger in 1957 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

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