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Nickol Family History

Nickol Surname Meaning

English and Scottish (Lanarkshire): variant of Nichol . German: from a shortened form of the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Nickel, Nichol, Nickey, Nick, Nickolas, Mickel, Nickle, Nicoli

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Where is the Nickol family from?

You can see how Nickol families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nickol family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nickol families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 12 Nickol families living in London. This was about 22% of all the recorded Nickol's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Nickol families in 1891.
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What did your Nickol ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Nickol. 60% of Nickol women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Nickol. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nickol census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 463 immigration records available for the last name Nickol. 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 Cards

There are 713 military records available for the last name Nickol. For the veterans among your Nickol ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nickol lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Nickol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nickol in 1961 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

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