Mcnicholas Family History

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Mcnicholas Name Meaning

Irish: patronymic from Nicholas. Compare McNichol. In Ireland this was the surname of a Gaelicized Norman family.

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


Similar surnames: Mcnichols, Mcnichol, Nicholas, Mcnicol, Nicolls, Nichol, Nicolau

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Mcnicholas Family Origin

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Mcnicholas Family Occupations

What did your Mcnicholas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcnicholas family was Brick Layer. The most common Mcnicholas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Mcnicholas's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcnicholas.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Brick Layer

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mcnicholas ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mcnicholas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcnicholas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcnicholas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mcnicholas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcnicholas. For the veterans among your Mcnicholas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcnicholas Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcnicholas lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mcnicholas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mcnicholas in 1944 was 32, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcnicholas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcnicholas ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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