Nichelson Family History

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Nichelson Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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

Similar surnames: Michelson, Nickelsen, Nicolson, Michelsen, Nielsen, Nickson

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Nichelson Family Origin

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Nichelson Family Occupations

What did your Nichelson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nichelson family was Keeping House. The most common Nichelson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Nichelson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nichelson.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Coal Miner

  • Keeping House


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

Nichelson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Nichelson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nichelson 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nichelson. 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 Nichelson. For the veterans among your Nichelson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nichelson Life Expectancy

What is the average Nichelson lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Nichelson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Nichelson in 1949 was 73, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nichelson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nichelson 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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