Nyman Name Meaning

Danish and Swedish: nickname for a newcomer to a place, from Scandinavian ny ‘new’ + man ‘man’. The Swedish name may also be of ornamental origin. Jewish: American spelling variant of Naiman ‘newcomer’.

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


Similar surnames: Ryman, Byman, Hyman, Eyman, Neman, Oman, Boman, Nieman, Hayman, Lyman

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Nyman Family Origin

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Nyman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Nyman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Nyman's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nyman. A less common occupation for the Nyman family was Laborer.

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Nyman Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Nyman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Nyman in 1942 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nyman

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