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Niy Family History

Niy Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Niu, Ney, Ni, Nay, Nix, Noy, Nie, Nii, Ji, Qiu

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Where is the Niy family from?

You can see how Niy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Niy family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Niy family living in Alabama. This was 100% of all the recorded Niy's in USA. Alabama had the highest population of Niy families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Niy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Niy ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Niy ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 73 census records available for the last name Niy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Niy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 8 immigration records available for the last name Niy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 8 military records available for the last name Niy. For the veterans among your Niy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Niy lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1986, in the United States, Niy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Niy in 1965 was 75, and 88 in 1986.

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