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Nicoson Surname Meaning

Scottish: variant of Nicolson .

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

Similar surnames: Nickson, Nicolson, Nicoll, Nisson, Nicholson, Dickson, Nivison

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Where is the Nicoson family from?

You can see how Nicoson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nicoson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nicoson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Nicoson families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Nicoson's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Nicoson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nicoson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nicoson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nicoson. 28% of Nicoson men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Nicoson women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nicoson were Salesman and Manager. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Manager
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nicoson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nicoson 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 92 immigration records available for the last name Nicoson. 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 405 military records available for the last name Nicoson. For the veterans among your Nicoson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nicoson lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Nicoson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nicoson in 1964 was 85, and 80 in 2004.

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