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The Dutch surname Nienhuis is derived form the word "huis," which referred to a stone structure, rather than a modest wooden home. As a surname, Nienhuis was likely given to someone who lived near, or was the proprietor of a new 'huis,' or home; or it may have been a habitational name, taken on from a place so named.

Nienhuis Early Origins



The surname Nienhuis was first found in the Netherlands.

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Nienhuis Spelling Variations


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Nienhuis Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Nieuwenhuis, Neinhuis, Nienhues, van Niewenhuyse and many more.

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Nienhuis Early History


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Nienhuis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nienhuis research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) covering the year 1582 is included under the topic Early Nienhuis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nienhuis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nienhuis Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Nienhuis Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Catherine Nienhuis, age 38, came to New York in 1848
  • Catherine Nienhuis, aged 38, arrived in New York in 1848

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nienhuis (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nienhuis (post 1700)



  • Terry Nienhuis, American politician, Supervisor of Holland Township, Michigan, 2003-09

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Nienhuis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nienhuis 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 11 December 2015 at 10:30.

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