The Neumans 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 Neumans family
The surname Neumans 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.
Early History of the Neumans family
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Neumans Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Neumann, Neuman, Newman, Neumanns, Neumans and others.
Early Notables of the Neumans family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Neumans family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Adam Newman, who settled in Virginia in 1704; Andreas Neuman, who settled in Philadelphia in 1738; Johannes Niemand, who came to North America in 1776.