Niswonger Family History

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Niswonger Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Neuschwanger, variant of Neuschwander (see Neuenschwander) or of the Dutch cognate, Nijswander.

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


Similar surnames: Niswander, Newswanger, Neiswonger, Neiswander, Swonger, Dissinger

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Niswonger Family Origin

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Niswonger Family Occupations

What did your Niswonger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Niswonger family was Agrclimpl Agent. The most common Niswonger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 66% of Niswonger's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Niswonger.

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  • Farmer

    66%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Agrclimpl Agent

    2%

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

Niswonger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Niswonger Life Expectancy

What is the average Niswonger lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Niswonger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Niswonger in 1955 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Niswonger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Niswonger 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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