Nickols Family History

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Nickols Name Meaning

English: variant of Nichols.

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

Similar surnames: Nicols, Nickolas, Nickol, Nichols, Nickolson, Nickell, Nicolas

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Nickols Family Origin

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Nickols Family Occupations

What did your Nickols ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nickols occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Nickols's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nickols. A less common occupation for the Nickols family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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Nickols Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Nickols. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nickols 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nickols. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Nickols. For the veterans among your Nickols ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nickols Life Expectancy

What is the average Nickols lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Nickols life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Nickols in 1958 was 76, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nickols 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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