History of your Surname
Get access to Nickeson family records.Start a free trial

Nickeson Family History

Nickeson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas .

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

Similar surnames: Nickerson, Nickson, Dickerson, Nichelson, Nicklin, Nickens, Nicolson

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Nickeson family from?

You can see how Nickeson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nickeson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nickeson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Nickeson family living in Indiana. This was about 20% of all the recorded Nickeson's in USA. Indiana and 4 other states had the highest population of Nickeson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nickeson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nickeson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nickeson. 35% of Nickeson men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Nickeson women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nickeson were Clerk and Maid. .

View Census Data for Nickeson | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
  • Housewife
  • Maid
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Nickeson family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Nickeson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nickeson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Nickeson

Passenger Lists

There are 154 immigration records available for the last name Nickeson. 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.

View all Nickeson immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 394 military records available for the last name Nickeson. For the veterans among your Nickeson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Nickeson military records

You've only scratched the surface of Nickeson family history

Discover More

What is the average Nickeson lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Nickeson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Nickeson in 1958 was 24, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nickeson

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Nickeson family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial