Niemi History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Niemi family

The surname Niemi was first found in East Prussia, where the name came from noble lines and gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status. In East Prussia they were related to the Polish Litwa Clan and seated in East Prussia in 1413, a territory which later became part of Poland.

Early History of the Niemi family

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Niemi Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Niemi, Niemira, Niemiera, Niemcryc, Niemiryez, Niemeyer, Nirmiry, Niemirowicz and many more.

Early Notables of the Niemi family (pre 1700)

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Niemi Ranking

In the United States, the name Niemi is the 5,942nd most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Niemi family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers who traveled to the New World and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States, and Canada in the 18th and 19th centuries..

Contemporary Notables of the name Niemi (post 1700) +

  • Mrs. Fred G. Niemi, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1956 (alternate), 1960 [2]
  • Bruce E. Niemi (b. 1949), American politician, Member of Oklahoma State House of Representatives 78th District, 1990-92 [2]

Winter Quarters coal mine
  • Mr. Maknus Niemi, "Mack, Mirmi", Finnish mine worker residing in Scofield, Utah who worked in the Winter Quarters coal mine on 1st May 1900, when 10 of the 25lb kegs of black powder exploded; he died in the explosion [3]

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  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from
  3. ^ Miners killed in Winter Quarters (retrieved 28th July 2021). Retrieved from on Facebook
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