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Nicoll Surname Meaning

Scottish (Angus): variant of Nichol .

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

Similar surnames: Nicolls, Nicols, Nicoli, Nicholl, Nickol, Nichol, Coll, Nickel, Nicol

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Where is the Nicoll family from?

You can see how Nicoll families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nicoll family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nicoll families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 223 Nicoll families living in London. This was about 41% of all the recorded Nicoll's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Nicoll families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nicoll surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nicoll 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 Nicoll. 14% of Nicoll men worked as a General Labourer and 75% of Nicoll women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nicoll were Bus Conductor and Unpaid Domestic. .

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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
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Bus Conductor

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
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Census Records

There are 55,000 census records available for the last name Nicoll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nicoll 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 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Nicoll. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Nicoll. For the veterans among your Nicoll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nicoll lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Nicoll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Nicoll in 1949 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

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