Nieuwenhuys History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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.

Early Origins of the Nieuwenhuys family

The surname Nieuwenhuys was first found in the Netherlands.

Early History of the Nieuwenhuys family

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Nieuwenhuys Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Nieuwenhuys family (pre 1700)

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United States Nieuwenhuys migration to the United States +

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 immigrated 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

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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