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Nickelsen Name Meaning

Danish, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Mickelsen, Nielsen, Michelsen, Nichelson, Mikkelsen, Michaelsen

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Nickelsen Family Origin

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Nickelsen Family Occupations

What did your Nickelsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nickelsen. A less common occupation for the Nickelsen family was House Keeping. The most common Nickelsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Nickelsen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Barber

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • House Keeping

    11%

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

Nickelsen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nickelsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Nickelsen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nickelsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Nickelsen in 1962 was 73, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nickelsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nickelsen 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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