Niceley Family History

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Niceley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Neißl or Nissle (see Nissley).

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


Similar surnames: Nicely, Kniceley, Nissley, Bireley, Knicely, Nickey, Nisley, Richley

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Niceley Family Origin

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Niceley Family Occupations

What did your Niceley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Niceley. 12% of Niceley men worked as a Salesman and 10% of Niceley women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Niceley were Clerk and Clerical

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    10%
  • Cashier
    5%
  • Chiropractor
    5%
  • Clerical
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Niceley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Niceley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Niceley 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 67 immigration records available for the last name Niceley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 330 military records available for the last name Niceley. For the veterans among your Niceley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Niceley Life Expectancy

What is the average Niceley lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Niceley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Niceley in 1945 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Niceley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Niceley 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.

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