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Nixon Family History

Nixon Name Meaning
Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Nik(k)e, a short form of Nicholas.French: variant of a contracted form of Nickesson, a pet form of Nick, from Nicolas.

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

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Name Distribution of Nixon Families

  • Number of Nixon families
     171 - 339
     58 - 170
     1 - 57
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Nixon families
     716 - 1,430
     239 - 715
     1 - 238
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Nixon families
     104 - 205
     35 - 103
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Nixon Family Origin

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Nixon Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Nixon

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Nixon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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