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Multiple Origins for the Surname Ney


German


The German surname Ney simply means "new." It is likely that the name was first given as a nickname to a newcomer to an area, and was passed down as a hereditary surname to the original bearer's descendants.

Ney Early Origins



The surname Ney was first found in various regions of Germany. Due to its nickname origins, it is likely that the name emerged independently as a surname in many different places, creating several original branches of the Ney family, each of which played an important role in the development of medieval society.

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Ney Spelling Variations


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Ney Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Neu, Ney, Neye, Neyge, Nige, Nue and others.

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Ney Early History


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Ney Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ney research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1577, 1647, 1704, 1727, and 1767 are included under the topic Early Ney History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ney Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ney Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ney 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:

Ney Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Andreas Ney, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Valentine Ney, aged 24, landed in Pennsylvania in 1736
  • H Georg Ney, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Johannes Ney, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Christn Ney, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ney Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Ney, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1836
  • Jacob Ney, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840
  • Philip Ney, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1854
  • Nik Ney, who arrived in North Dakota in 1885

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ney (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ney (post 1700)



  • Robert William Ney (b. 1954), American Republican politician, Member of Ohio State House of Representatives, 1981-83; Member of Ohio State Senate, 1985-94; U.S. Representative from Ohio 18th District, 1995-
  • John M. Ney (b. 1839), American Democrat politician, Manufacturer; Member of Connecticut State Senate 1st District, 1903-04
  • John J. Ney, American politician, Circuit Judge in Iowa 9th District, 1884
  • John Ney, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 20th District, 1962
  • Harry C. Ney (b. 1871), American Democrat politician, Manufacturer; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1908; Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Farmington, 1919-20
  • Edward Noonan Ney (b. 1925), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Canada, 1989-92
  • Edward Purdy Ney (1920-1996), American physicist, recipient of two awards from NASA
  • Richard Maximillian Ney (1916-2004), American actor and investment counselor
  • Robert William "Bob" Ney (b. 1954), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio's 18th district (1995-2006)
  • Alexander Ney (b. 1939), Russian-born, American sculptor and painter
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Ney Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ney 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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