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Nikolaus Name Meaning

German: from the personal name, a German form of the Greek personal name Nikolaos (see Nicholas). After Johann and Peter, Nikolaus was the third most popular personal name in medieval Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Nikolas, Nickolaus, Nicholas, Nikolai, Nicolas, Nicolau, Nicolaus

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Nikolaus Family Origin

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Nikolaus Family Occupations

What did your Nikolaus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Barber, Ice Gream Maker and Masson were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nikolaus. The most common Nikolaus occupation in the USA was Barber. 17% of Nikolaus's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Nikolaus family was Retail Liquor Dealer.

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  • Barber

    17%
  • Ice Gream Maker

    17%
  • Masson

    17%
  • Retail Liquor Dealer

    17%

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

Nikolaus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nikolaus Life Expectancy

What is the average Nikolaus lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Nikolaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Nikolaus in 1964 was 69, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nikolaus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nikolaus 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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