Niemann History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Niemann 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 Niemann family

The surname Niemann 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 Niemann family

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

Niemann Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Niemann family (pre 1700)

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Niemann migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Niemann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Ludewig Niemann, who landed in America in 1780 [1]
Niemann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Gerd Henn Niemann, who landed in America in 1813-1820 [1]
  • A. Marg Niemann, who arrived in Baltimore in 1834
  • Elis Niemann, who landed in New York in 1836 [1]
  • Joh Jos Niemann, who landed in America in 1836 [1]
  • Joh Heinr Niemann, who arrived in America in 1837 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Niemann Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Emma Niemann, aged 21, who settled in America from Hamburg, in 1901
  • Amanda Niemann, aged 26, who immigrated to the United States from Kiel, Germany, in 1907
  • Edgar Niemann, aged 19, who immigrated to America from Munchen, Germany, in 1911
  • Eduard Niemann, aged 20, who landed in America from Norddeich, Germany, in 1912
  • August Niemann, aged 30, who settled in America from Norddeich, Germany, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Niemann (post 1700)

  • Carl George Niemann (1908-1964), American biochemist
  • Frederick C. Niemann, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1920 [2]
  • C. A. Niemann, American politician, Village President of Tinley Park, Illinois, 1942 [2]
  • Albert Wilhelm Karl Niemann (1831-1917), German tenor opera singer, best known for the operas of Richard Wagner
  • Albert Friedrich Emil Niemann (1834-1861), German chemist who isolated cocaine (1859)
  • Andries Christiaan Niemann (1927-1952), South African bronze medalist boxer at the 1952 Summer Olympics
  • Jeff Warren Niemann (b. 1983), Major League Baseball starting pitcher
  • Edmund John Niemann (1813-1876), British landscape artist
  • Ambraüsus "Brausch" Niemann (b. 1939), retired South African racing driver

Historic Events for the Niemann family

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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 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 7) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/
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