Nicolau Family History

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Nicolau Name Meaning

Portuguese, Galician, Catalan, and southern French (Occitan): from the personal name Nicolau (see Nicholas). Romanian: patronymic from the personal name Nicolai (see Nicholas).

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

Similar surnames: Nicolai, Nicolas, Nicola, Nicolaou, Nicolo, Nikolaus, Nicolay

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Nicolau Family Origin

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Nicolau Family Occupations

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

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Nicolau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 687 census records available for the last name Nicolau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nicolau 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 Nicolau. 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 287 military records available for the last name Nicolau. For the veterans among your Nicolau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nicolau Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Nicolau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Nicolau in 1961 was 58, and 89 in 2004.

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