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Niz Surname Meaning

Portuguese: from a shortened form of the personal name Diniz or Deniz .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Niu, Ni, Nix, Nie, Nii, Nez, Nitz, Nimz, Ji, Qiu

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Where is the Niz family from?

You can see how Niz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Niz family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Niz families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 2 Niz families living in Michigan. This was about 50% of all the recorded Niz's in USA. Michigan and 1 other state had the highest population of Niz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Niz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Niz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Sheep Tender was the top reported job for people in the USA named Niz. 100% of Niz women worked as a Sheep Tender. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Sheep Tender
    100%
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Census Records

There are 584 census records available for the last name Niz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Niz 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 209 immigration records available for the last name Niz. 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 20 military records available for the last name Niz. For the veterans among your Niz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Niz lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Niz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Niz in 1968 was 75, and 70 in 2004.

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