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Neilson Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from Neill. Americanized form of Swedish Nilsson.

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


Similar surnames: Nelson, Nilson, Kelson, Newlon, Eidson, Wilson, Nilsson, Neils

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Neilson Family Origin

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Neilson Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Neilson family was Annuitant. Coal Miner , Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neilson. The most common Neilson occupation in the UK was Coal Miner . 8% of Neilson's were Coal Miner s.

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Neilson Historical Records

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Neilson Life Expectancy

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Famous Neilson Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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