Nilsson Family History

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Nilsson Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a reduced form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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

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Nilsson Family Origin

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Nilsson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Agr Impl. Traveling Agent

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nilsson family was Blacksmith. The most common Nilsson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Nilsson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Agr Impl. Traveling Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nilsson.

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Nilsson Historical Records

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Nilsson Life Expectancy

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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