The Dutch surname Neinhuis is derived form the word "huis," which referred to a stone structure, rather than a modest wooden home. As a surname, Neinhuis was likely given to someone who lived near, or was the proprietor of a new 'huis,' or home; or it may have been a habitational name, taken on from a place so named.
Early Origins of the Neinhuis family
The surname Neinhuis was first found in the Netherlands.
Early History of the Neinhuis family
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Neinhuis Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Nieuwenhuis, Neinhuis, Nienhues, van Niewenhuyse and many more.
Early Notables of the Neinhuis family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Neinhuis family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anton Nieuwenhuis, age 47, Grietje Nieuwenhuis, age 45, and Hendrik Nieuwenhuis, who all arrived in New York in 1851, aboard the ship, the "Elisia Denison".