Nicholson Family History

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Nicholson Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from Nichol.

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

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Nicholson Family Origin

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Nicholson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, the most common Nicholson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Nicholson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nicholson. A less common occupation for the Nicholson family was Farming.

Source: Census data for Nicholson | Data not to scale

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Nicholson Life Expectancy

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