Nissan Family History

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Nissan Name Meaning

Jewish (Israeli): ornamental name from the name of the Jewish month during which Passover takes place.

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

Similar surnames: Nissen, Nassau, Niss, Rissman, Lisman, Zisman, Nessen, Nissim, Issac

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Nissan Family Origin

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Nissan Family Occupations

What did your Nissan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Nissan.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer

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

Nissan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 394 census records available for the last name Nissan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nissan 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 245 immigration records available for the last name Nissan. 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 33 military records available for the last name Nissan. For the veterans among your Nissan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nissan Life Expectancy

What is the average Nissan lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Nissan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Nissan in 1963 was 75, and 64 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nissan 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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