Nickson Family History

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Nickson Name Meaning

English (Lancashire) and Scottish: variant spelling of Nixon. Dutch: patronymic from a short form of Nicholas.

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

Similar surnames: Nickeson, Rickson, Nicoson, Dickson, Wickson, Nicks, Nichol

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Nickson Family Origin

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Nickson Family Occupations

What did your Nickson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nickson. 32% of Nickson men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Nickson women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nickson were Clerk and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Cook
  • Laborer
  • Housekeeper

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

Nickson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Nickson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nickson 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Nickson. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Nickson. For the veterans among your Nickson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nickson Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Nickson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Nickson in 1947 was 36, and 65 in 2004.

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