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Nichols Family History

Nichols Name Meaning
English and Dutch: patronymic from Nichol.Jewish (American): Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish names.

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

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1,048,452 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
144,072 Military Records
47,658 Immigration Records
749,578 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Nichols Families

  • Number of Nichols families
     829 - 1,656
     277 - 828
     1 - 276
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Nichols families
     742 - 1,481
     248 - 741
     1 - 247
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Nichols families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Nichols Family Origin

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Nichols Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Nichols

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Nichols Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Nichols census records

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Nichols Civil War Service Records

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