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Where is the Nilsson family from?
You can see how Nilsson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nilsson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Nilsson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 23 Nilsson families living in Illinois. This was about 27% of all the recorded Nilsson's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Nilsson families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nilsson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Carpenter and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nilsson. 9% of Nilsson men worked as a Carpenter and 11% of Nilsson women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nilsson were Salesman and Stenographer. .