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The Dutch surname Nieuwenhuys is derived form the word "huis," which referred to a stone structure, rather than a modest wooden home. As a surname, Nieuwenhuys 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.

Nieuwenhuys Early Origins



The surname Nieuwenhuys was first found in the Netherlands.

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Nieuwenhuys Spelling Variations


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Nieuwenhuys Spelling Variations



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

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Nieuwenhuys Early History


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Nieuwenhuys Early History



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

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Nieuwenhuys Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nieuwenhuys 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:

Nieuwenhuys Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Hermine Nieuwenhuys, aged 11, who landed in America from Nymegan, Holland, in 1911
  • Madeleine Nieuwenhuys, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States from Nymegan, Holland, in 1911
  • Jeanne Georgius Elizabeth Nieuwenhuys, aged 29, who settled in America from The Hague, in 1918
  • Johannes Nieuwenhuys, aged 16, who landed in America, in 1919

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nieuwenhuys (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nieuwenhuys (post 1700)



  • Rob Nieuwenhuys (1908-1999), Dutch writer
  • Jan Nieuwenhuys (1922-1986), Dutch painter, one of the founders of the Dutch Experimentalists
  • Constant Nieuwenhuys (1920-2005), Dutch painter, one of the foremost innovators of Unitary Urbanism
  • Berry Nieuwenhuys (1911-1984), South African born, British soccer player

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
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