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Nelsen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: variant of Nielsen. Dutch: patronymic from Nelis.

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


Similar surnames: Nielsen, Holsen, Nilsen, Nelson, Neisen, Hensen, Nelles, Nissen

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Nelsen Family Origin

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Nelsen Family Occupations

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  • Green Grocer

    33%
  • Lodging House Keeper

    33%
  • Mineral Water Manuf

    33%

In 1881, Green Grocer and Lodging House Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nelsen. The most common Nelsen occupation in the UK was Green Grocer. 33% of Nelsen's were Green Grocers. A less common occupation for the Nelsen family was Mineral Water Manuf.

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Nelsen Historical Records

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Nelsen Life Expectancy

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