Nivian Family History

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Nivian Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Vivian, Nevin, Timian, Milian, Ivan, Nieman, Niman, Kilian, Niva

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Nivian Family Origin

Where is the Nivian family from?

Nivian Family Occupations

What did your Nivian ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Nivian occupation in Canada was Going To School. 43% of Nivian's were Going To Schools. A less common occupation for the Nivian family was Servant. Going To School, Farm Lab. and Pedling were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nivian.

View Census data for Nivian | Data not to scale

  • Going To School

    43%
  • Farm Lab.

    29%
  • Pedling

    14%
  • Servant

    14%

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

Nivian Historical Records

What Nivian family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 38 census records available for the last name Nivian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nivian 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 22 immigration records available for the last name Nivian. 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 1 military records available for the last name Nivian. For the veterans among your Nivian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nivian Life Expectancy

What is the average Nivian lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nivian 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nivian

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