Nickelson Family History

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Nickelson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Nickelsen. English: variant spelling of Scottish and northern English Nicholson.

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

Similar surnames: Nickolson, Nickson, Michelson, Nelson, Nicholson, Dickeson, Gilkerson

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Nickelson Family Origin

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Nickelson Family Occupations

What did your Nickelson ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Nickelson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nickelson Life Expectancy

What is the average Nickelson lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Nickelson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Nickelson in 1944 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nickelson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nickelson 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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