Nickels Family History

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Nickels Name Meaning

Dutch, German, and English: patronymic from Nickel.

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

Similar surnames: Nickell, Nickens, Nickel, Rickels, Nichols, Michels, Wickers

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Nickels Family Origin

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Nickels Family Occupations

What did your Nickels ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Nickels. 30% of Nickels men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Fisherman
  • Fish farm
  • Fruit Farmer

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

Nickels Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Nickels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nickels 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Nickels. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Nickels. For the veterans among your Nickels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nickels Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Nickels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Nickels in 1940 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nickels

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nickels 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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