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Family name
Meaning "small peninsula", derived from niemi ("peninsula") and -nen ("small")
Region of origin Finland
Language(s) of origin Finnish
Related names Niemi

Nieminen is a surname originating in Finland (in Finnish, it means "small peninsula"), where it is the third most common[1] surname. It may also refer to, alphabetically:


  1. ^ As of March 2010, "Most common surnames", Finnish Population Register Center (English version),