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Nivens Family History

Nivens Name Meaning
Scottish: variant of Nevin.

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

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8,683 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,743 Military Records
191 Immigration Records
4,529 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Nivens Families

  • Number of Nivens families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Nivens families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Nivens families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Nivens Family Origin

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Nivens Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Nivens

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Nivens Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Nivens census records

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Nivens Civil War Service Records

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