Nickson Family History

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Nickson Name Meaning

English (Lancashire) and Scottish: variant spelling of Nixon. Dutch: patronymic from a short form of Nicholas.

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

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

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Nickson Family Origin

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Nickson Family Occupations

What did your Nickson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Nickson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Nickson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nickson family was Painter. Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nickson.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Painter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Nickson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Nickson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Nickson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nickson 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 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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Draft Card

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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Nickson Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nickson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nickson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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