Nickum Family History

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Nickum Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Niekum, itself a variant of Neukam.

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


Similar surnames: Nickel, Nick, Nycum, Nicks, Nickle, Niccum, Nickey, Beckum, Nickol

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Nickum Family Origin

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Nickum Family Occupations

What did your Nickum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nickum. A less common occupation for the Nickum family was Blacksmith. The most common Nickum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Nickum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Nickum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nickum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nickum 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Nickum. 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 Nickum. For the veterans among your Nickum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nickum Life Expectancy

What is the average Nickum lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nickum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Nickum in 1962 was 72, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nickum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nickum 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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