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Nicholson Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from Nichol.

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


Similar surnames: Nicolson, Nichols, Nickelson, Colson, Nichelson, Nicholes, Nichol

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Nicholson Family Origin

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Nicholson Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nicholson. The most common Nicholson occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Nicholson's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Nicholson family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Nicholson Historical Records

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Nicholson Life Expectancy

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