Nickels Family History

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Nickels Name Meaning

Dutch, German, and English: patronymic from Nickel.

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


Similar surnames: Nickell, Nickens, Nickel, Rickels, Nichols, Michels, Wickers

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Nickels Family Origin

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Nickels Family Occupations

What did your Nickels ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nickels family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nickels. The most common Nickels occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Nickels's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Nickels Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nickels Life Expectancy

What is the average Nickels lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Nickels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Nickels in 1940 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nickels

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nickels 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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