Nickey Family History

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Nickey Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Nicke or Nickig, from pet forms of the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Nickel, Wickey, Dickey, Mickey, Nickol, Fickey, Lickey, Nikkel

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Nickey Family Origin

Where is the Nickey family from?

Nickey Family Occupations

What did your Nickey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Dairyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nickey. The most common Nickey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Nickey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nickey family was Druggist.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Dairyman

    4%
  • Druggist

    4%

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

Nickey Historical Records

What Nickey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nickey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nickey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Nickey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Nickey. 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 Nickey. For the veterans among your Nickey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nickey Life Expectancy

What is the average Nickey lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Nickey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Nickey in 1954 was 56, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nickey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nickey 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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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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