Nihill Family History

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Nihill Name Meaning

Irish (County Clare): variant of O’Neill.

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


Similar surnames: Naill, Nevill, Newill, Tohill, Nicholl, Rehill, Cohill, Rayhill

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Nihill Family Origin

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Nihill Family Occupations

What did your Nihill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nihill occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 19% of Nihill's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Nihill family was Laborer. Keeping House, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nihill.

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  • Keeping House

    19%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Nihill Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nihill Life Expectancy

What is the average Nihill lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Nihill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Nihill in 1958 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nihill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nihill 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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