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Neu is German for new: Neuman(n), Neuberger, Nieman(n), Nauman(n)."http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~danecountyfamilies/genealogy/origins.html
If a name ends in -mann, -burg, -berg, lich, -stein or t(h)al, it is a likely indication that the name is German. But in certain settlement areas, these endings could also refer to Swedish and Russian Jewish backgrounds."
There are German place names ending in -burg (castle), -bruck (bridge); -furt (ford), -berg (mountain), -reuth, -rode (clearing in woods).