Nick Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Nicholas. South German and Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas). Jewish (American): Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish names.

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


Similar surnames: Hick, Dick, Bick, Wick, Mick, Fick, Lick, Sick, Rick, Nack

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Nick Family Origin

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Nick Family Occupations

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  • Cotton Weaver

    14%
  • House Decorator

    14%
  • Mariner Merchants Service

    14%
  • Night Watchman

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Nick family was Night Watchman. The most common Nick occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 14% of Nick's were Cotton Weavers. Cotton Weaver, House Decorator and Mariner Merchants Service were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nick.

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Nick Historical Records

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Nick Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Nick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nick in 1944 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nick

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