Grossnickle Family History

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Grossnickle Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Grossnickel, a compound of gross ‘large’ + Nickel, a pet form of the personal name Nikolaus (German form of Nicholas). It may have been applied as a nickname to denote a large or corpulent man or to distinguish between two bearers of the same name.

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


Similar surnames: Rasnick, Grosenick, Gockley, Grasmick, Rossmiller, Grosch, Rosini

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Grossnickle Family Origin

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Grossnickle Family Occupations

What did your Grossnickle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grossnickle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Grossnickle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grossnickle family was Store Keeper. Farmer, Grocer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grossnickle.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Grocer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Store Keeper

    8%

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Grossnickle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grossnickle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grossnickle 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Grossnickle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Grossnickle. For the veterans among your Grossnickle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grossnickle Life Expectancy

What is the average Grossnickle lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Grossnickle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Grossnickle in 1959 was 56, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grossnickle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grossnickle 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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