Nichol Family History

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Nichol Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from the northern Middle English personal name Nicol or its Gaelic equivalent (see Nicholas and McNichol). Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Nickol, Nicholas, Nickel, Michel, Nicol, Nicolo, Nichols, Michon

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Nichol Family Origin

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Nichol Family Occupations

What did your Nichol ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nichol family was Carpenter. The most common Nichol occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Nichol's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nichol.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Nichol Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nichol. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nichol 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 Nichol. 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 Nichol. For the veterans among your Nichol ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nichol Life Expectancy

What is the average Nichol lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Nichol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Nichol in 1949 was 41, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nichol

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nichol 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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