Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Nisley Family Origin

Where is the Nisley family from?

Nisley Family Occupations

What did your Nisley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nisley family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nisley. The most common Nisley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Nisley's were Farmers.

View Census data for Nisley | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    9%

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

Nisley Historical Records

What Nisley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nisley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nisley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Nisley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Nisley. 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.

View all Nisley immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Nisley. For the veterans among your Nisley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Nisley military records

You've only scratched the surface of Nisley family history.

Nisley Life Expectancy

What is the average Nisley lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Nisley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Nisley in 1951 was 30, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nisley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nisley 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.

Famous Nisley Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Look up another name