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Niemand Genealogy and Niemand Family History Information

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  • Diederik Niemand b1 (c.1697 - c.1765)
    Birth: circa 1697 Death: May 16, 1765 (68) Son of Johann Niemann, SV/PROG and Anna Maria (Margaretha) Putter, b1 Husband of Elisabeth Voogd (van de Kaap) Father of : Jan Niemand, b1...
  • Johann Niemand SV/PROG (1656 - 1744)
    A thorough investigation of the original Niemandt family has been done supporting Johan Niemandt's findings that the information in SAG is not correct. The document outlining these findings can be foun...
  • Johannis Niemand b1c1d2 (c.1763 - d.)
    Foutiewelik in SAG en D&P geklassifiseer as b7c1d2. Johannis ~Stellenbosch 21.08.1763 Ouers : Jan Niemand/Margarita Schreuder Getuies : Philip Pieter Spies Johanna Catarina Niemand (G2/4/2-...
  • Claas (Nicolaas) Niemand b1c4 (1732 - d.)
    REFER TO ADDED DOCUMENT FOR EVIDENCE SUPPORTING THIS LINEAGE Born about 1732 Cape, South Africa based on his age (15 years) given in his father's will 1747; [KAB 1/STB 18/10.5 see Note 2] Bapt. 21 Fe...

About the Niemand surname

In South Africa the Niemand surname is a derivative of the surname of the progenitor in South Africa, namely Johann Niemann aka Jan Niemand.

Due to the fact that many of the earlier family were illiterate, the surnames were usually written by other people, and each spelt the surname the way they thought was correct.

Different forms of spelling the surname that occurred were Nimand, Nimant, Niemant, Neeman, Neemand, Neemand etc.

At one point certain branches of the family started to standardise on a specific spelling, and today in South Africa there are 4 different accepted spelling forms of the surname eg. Niemandt, Niemand, Niemann and  Nieman.