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Nickson Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Cheshire): variant of Nixon .

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

Similar surnames: Nickeson, Rickson, Nicoson, Dickson, Wickson, Nicks, Nichol

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Where is the Nickson family from?

You can see how Nickson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nickson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nickson families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 546 Nickson families living in Lancashire. This was about 61% of all the recorded Nickson's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Nickson families in 1891.
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What did your Nickson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Nickson. 9% of Nickson men worked as a General Labourer and 68% of Nickson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nickson were Bricklayer and 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Joiner
  • Dairy Farmer
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated
  • Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Nickson. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Nickson. For the veterans among your Nickson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nickson lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Nickson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Nickson in 1947 was 36, and 65 in 2004.

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