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Where did the German Nauman family come from? What is the German Nauman family crest and coat of arms? When did the Nauman family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Nauman family history?The Nauman surname is derived from the Middle High German words "niuwe," meaning "new," and "mann," meaning "man." As such, the name was most likely originally a nickname for someone who had recently moved to a location.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Neumann, Neuman, Newman, Neumanns, Neumans and others.
First found in West Prussia and Pomerelia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nauman research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1872, 1880, 1648, 1715, 1687, 1753 and 1779 are included under the topic Early Nauman History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 71 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nauman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Nauman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Nauman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Nauman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nauman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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