Nissim Family History

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Nissim Name Meaning

Jewish (Sephardic): from the Hebrew male personal name Nissim, meaning ‘miracles’.

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


Similar surnames: Nissen, Nassif, Niss, Nissan, Riskin, Kassem, Missel, Liscio, Niazi

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Nissim Family Origin

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Nissim Family Occupations

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Nissim Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nissim Life Expectancy

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Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Nissim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Nissim in 1967 was 81, and 80 in 2004.

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Famous Nissim Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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