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Nicholls Family History

Nicholls Name Meaning
English and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Nichol.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

1,297,089 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Nicholls on Ancestry.com
454,368 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
19,098 Military Records
39,730 Immigration Records
337,038 Census and Voter Lists
446,855 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Nicholls Families

  • Number of Nicholls families
     47 - 91
     16 - 46
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Nicholls families
     1,442 - 2,882
     481 - 1,441
     1 - 480
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Nicholls families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Nicholls Family Origin

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Nicholls Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Nicholls

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Nicholls Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Nicholls census records

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Nicholls Civil War Service Records

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