Nilson Family History

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Nilson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Nilsson or Norwegian Nilsen.

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

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Nilson Family Origin

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Nilson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nilson family was Carpenter. The most common Nilson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Nilson's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nilson.

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Nilson Life Expectancy

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