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Nelsen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: variant of Nielsen. Dutch: patronymic from Nelis.

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


Similar surnames: Nielsen, Holsen, Nilsen, Nelson, Neisen, Hensen, Nelles, Nissen

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Nelsen Family Origin

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Nelsen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nelsen. The most common Nelsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Nelsen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nelsen family was Farming.

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Nelsen Historical Records

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Nelsen Life Expectancy

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