Nix Family History
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Nix Name Meaning
English, German, and Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas (German Nikolaus). Irish (County Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Nioceais ‘son of Nicholas’, which was taken by some Limerick families named Woulfe. German (southern and Upper Rhine): from a nickname from Middle High German nickes(e), nixe ‘water sprite’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press