First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nieman

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Alt. Meaning

N is for nifty, how neat!

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

N is for narrator, tell many stories

Notable Persons With the Last Name Nieman

Charles Nieman is a pastor.


Bob Nieman was a baseball player. Bob was born on January 26th, 1927 in Cincinnati. He breathed his last breath on March 10th, 1985.


Alfred was born in 1914. He left this life on March 7th, 1997.


Butch was born on February 8th, 1918. He left this life on November 2nd, 1993.


Robert was born on October 21st, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


Randall Nieman is a musical artist.


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Popularity of Nieman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nieman U.S.
  White 95.37% 64.26%
  African American 0.41% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.35% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nieman

People with the last name Nieman are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Nieman

  • How Popular is the name Nieman? Nieman is the 80,715th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nieman was the 6,857th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nieman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Nieman in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nieman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Nieman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nieman is Thursday, March 8th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Nieman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nieman was in 1990 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Nieman: Your name in reverse order is Namein. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ianmen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nieman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,907 people with the last name Nieman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nieman? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Nieman as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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