Nickens Family History

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Nickens Name Meaning

Apparently a patronymic from a pet form of Nick; the language of origin could be Dutch or English.

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


Similar surnames: Mickens, Nickels, Nickel, Tilkens, Dickens, Likens, Dicken, Vickers

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Nickens Family Origin

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Nickens Family Occupations

What did your Nickens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nickens. 20% of Nickens men worked as a Builders Labourer and 50% of Nickens women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nickens were School Teacher and Cotton Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    20%
  • Grocer (retired)
    20%
  • School Porter
    20%
  • School Teacher
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Cook
    17%
  • Cook National Children
    17%
  • Cotton Weaver
    17%

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

Nickens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Nickens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nickens 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 316 immigration records available for the last name Nickens. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Nickens. For the veterans among your Nickens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nickens Life Expectancy

What is the average Nickens lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Nickens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Nickens in 1947 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nickens

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