Nicolls Family History

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Nicolls Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: patronymic from Nicol.

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

Similar surnames: Nicholls, Nicoll, Nickels, Nichols, Coll, Nichol, Nicolas, Nicolo

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Nicolls Family Origin

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Nicolls Family Occupations

What did your Nicolls ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nicolls. The most common Nicolls occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Nicolls's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nicolls family was Works On Farm.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Works On Farm


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Nicolls Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Nicolls. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nicolls 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Nicolls. 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 Nicolls. For the veterans among your Nicolls ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nicolls Life Expectancy

What is the average Nicolls lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Nicolls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Nicolls in 1959 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nicolls 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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