Neys History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The German surname Neys 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.

Early Origins of the Neys family

The surname Neys 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 Neys family, each of which played an important role in the development of medieval society.

Early History of the Neys family

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Neys Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Neys family (pre 1700)

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United States Neys migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Neys Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jasper Neys, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1727 [1]


  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)


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