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The Neumann 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.

Neumann Early Origins



The surname Neumann 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.

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Neumann Spelling Variations


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Neumann Spelling Variations



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

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Neumann Early History


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Neumann Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Neumann 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 Neumann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Neumann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Neumann Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Neumann Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Neumann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Carl Neumann, who arrived in America in 1738
  • Wilhelm Neumann, who landed in America in 1741
  • Anna Elisabetha Neumann, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Nickel Neumann, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Regina Neumann, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1757
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Neumann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Diederich Neumann, who landed in North America in 1832-1849
  • Mrs. Neumann, who settled in America in 1839
  • Benigna Neumann, aged 66, landed in America in 1843
  • Luise Neumann, aged 30, landed in America in 1843
  • Margar Neumann, who landed in Brazil in 1845
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Neumann Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Victor F Neumann, who arrived in Arkansas in 1903

Neumann Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Friedrich Neumann, aged 37, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Hermann von Beckerath" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HERMANN VON BECKERATH 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847HermanVonBeckerath.htm
  • Carl Neumann, aged 30, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Gellert" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) GELLERT 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Gellert.htm
  • Ernest F. Neumann, aged 29, a farmer, arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Alfred" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ALFRED 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Alfred.htm
  • William Neumann, aged 19, a cartbuilder, arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Alfred" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ALFRED 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Alfred.htm
  • E.H. Neumann arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Steinwaerder"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Neumann (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Neumann (post 1700)



  • William Neumann, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 5th District, 1920
  • Ronald E. Neumann (b. 1944), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Algeria, 1994-97; Bahrain, 2001
  • Robert Gerhard Neumann (1916-1999), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, 1966-73; Morocco, 1973-76; Saudi Arabia, 1981
  • Mark W. Neumann (b. 1954), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 1st District, 1995-99; Defeated, 1992, 1993; Candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1998
  • Kelsey Neumann, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2008
  • John W. Neumann, American politician, Delegate to Maryland State Constitutional Convention District 2, 1967
  • Henry Neumann, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 2nd District, 1940
  • Ernest Karl Neumann (1898-1959), American Democrat politician, Member of New Mexico State House of Representatives, 1927; New Mexico State Attorney General, 1931-35
  • Andy Neumann, American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives 106th District; Elected 1998
  • John Louis von Neumann (1903-1957), American (Hungarian born) mathematician, physicist and computer pioneer and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Neumann


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Suggested Readings for the name Neumann



  • William Gottlieb Neumann Genealogy by Gertrude Neumann Hinman.
  • The Neumanns: Wisconsin Pioneers, 1848-1978 by Kathleen Neumann Graber.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HERMANN VON BECKERATH 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847HermanVonBeckerath.htm
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) GELLERT 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Gellert.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ALFRED 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Alfred.htm

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  5. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  6. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  11. ...

The Neumann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Neumann 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.

This page was last modified on 31 December 2016 at 18:54.

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