Nicolson Family History

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Nicolson Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Nicol (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Nicolo, Nichelson, Nicolaou, Nicholson, Nickson, Dickson, Nielsen

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Nicolson Family Origin

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Nicolson Family Occupations

What did your Nicolson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nicolson. The most common Nicolson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Nicolson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nicolson family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Nicolson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nicolson Life Expectancy

What is the average Nicolson lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Nicolson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Nicolson in 1953 was 61, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nicolson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nicolson 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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