Niskanen Family History
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Niskanen Name Meaning
Finnish: from niska ‘neck’ + the common surname suffix -nen, applied either as a topographic name referring to some geographical feature such as a mountain ridge, rapids, or an isthmus, or as a nickname for a stubborn person. It is found chiefly in central Finland and can be traced back to the 16th century.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Tikkanen, Waisanen, Raisanen, Wirtanen, Niska, Hokkanen, Koskinen