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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)



More information is included under the topic Early Nienhuis 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:

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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Nienhuis Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. 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. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. 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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