Nicols Family History

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Nicols Name Meaning

English and Dutch: variant spelling of Nichols.

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

Similar surnames: Nicolas, Nickols, Nicoli, Nicoll, Nichols, Nickles, Nickol, Nickolas

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Nicols Family Origin

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Nicols Family Occupations

What did your Nicols ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nicols. A less common occupation for the Nicols family was Farm Laborer. The most common Nicols occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Nicols's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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Nicols Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Nicols. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nicols 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 Nicols. 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 Nicols. For the veterans among your Nicols ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nicols Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Nicols life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Nicols in 1951 was 44, and 60 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nicols 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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