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Find more Nickels relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 329 less people named Nickels in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 2,604 people named Nickels in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Nickels in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,275 people named Nickels were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 345 adults were unmarried
  • 760 were children
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 89
  • 74 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Nickels families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • 492 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German