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Where is the Nickelson family from?
You can see how Nickelson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nickelson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nickelson families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Nickelson families living in New Jersey. This was about 25% of all the recorded Nickelson's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Nickelson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nickelson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
What did your Nickelson ancestors do for a living?
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nickelson. 32% of Nickelson men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Nickelson women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nickelson were Salesman and Cook.