Neuman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Neuman 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.

Early Origins of the Neuman family

The surname Neuman was 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.

Important Dates for the Neuman family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Neuman research. Another 73 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1872, 1880, 1648, 1715, 1687, 1753 and 1779 are included under the topic Early Neuman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Neuman Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Neumann, Neuman, Newman, Neumanns, Neumans and others.

Early Notables of the Neuman family (pre 1700)

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Neuman migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Neuman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Elizabeth Neuman, who landed in North Carolina in 1701 [1]
  • Jane Neuman, who arrived in North Carolina in 1701 [1]
  • Thomas Neuman, who landed in North Carolina in 1701 [1]
  • Lodewyk Neuman, who arrived in New York in 1709 [1]
  • Melchior Neuman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1734 [1]
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Neuman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Charles Neuman, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1823 [1]
  • Ann E. Neuman, who arrived in Baltimore in 1833
  • Gerhard Neuman, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840 [1]
  • Guillermo Neuman, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1845 [1]
  • Herman Herr Neuman, aged 25, who landed in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Neuman (post 1700)

  • William F Neuman (b. 1919), important American biochemist and author
  • Robert Michael Neuman, professor of art history at Florida State University
  • Mark Neuman, American Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives
  • Sam Neuman, American writer for television and films and a songwriter
  • Molly Neuman, American musician
  • Susan Neuman, American prominent educator, researcher, and education policy -maker
  • Susan Neuman, prominent American educator, researcher, and education policy -maker in early childhood and literacy development
  • Otto Christian Neuman (1869-1938), American Democrat politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 48th District, 1917-18 [2]
  • Fannie Neuman (1867-1926), American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1924 [2]
  • Clarence E. Neuman, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1940 [2]
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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