Nikolai Family History

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Nikolai Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from the Latin genitive case (patronymic) of the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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

Similar surnames: Nicolai, Nikolas, Nikolaus, Nicolas, Nikolic, Nicolau, Nickol

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Nikolai Family Origin

Where is the Nikolai family from?

Nikolai Family Occupations

What did your Nikolai ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nikolai. 12% of Nikolai men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Nikolai women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nikolai were Truck Driver and Dray Puncher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Janitor
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Bookkeeper
  • Chamber Maid
  • Dray Puncher

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

Nikolai Historical Records

What Nikolai family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 842 census records available for the last name Nikolai. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nikolai 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 388 immigration records available for the last name Nikolai. 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 444 military records available for the last name Nikolai. For the veterans among your Nikolai ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nikolai Life Expectancy

What is the average Nikolai lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nikolai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nikolai in 1962 was 78, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nikolai

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nikolai 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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