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Nix Family History

Nix Name Meaning
English, German, and Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas (German Nikolaus).Irish (County Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Nioceais ‘son of Nicholas’, which was taken by some Limerick families named Woulfe.German (southern and Upper Rhine): from a nickname from Middle High German nickes(e), nixe ‘water sprite’.

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

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Name Distribution of Nix Families

  • Number of Nix families
     179 - 356
     60 - 178
     1 - 59
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Nix families
     73 - 144
     25 - 72
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Nix Family Origin

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Nix Immigration Information

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Nix Family Occupations

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