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Nikas Name Meaning

Greek: from the personal name Nikas, a pet form of Nikolaos (see Nicholas) or Nikitas.

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

Similar surnames: Gikas, Mikos, Nikolas, Mikes, Zika, Silas, Lias, Lekas, Vilas, Minas

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Where is the Nikas family from?

You can see how Nikas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nikas family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Nikas families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Nikas family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Nikas's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Nikas families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nikas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nikas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Cook was the top reported job for people in the USA named Nikas. 42% of Nikas men worked as a Cook. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
  • Bartender
  • Laborer
  • Chef
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Census Records

There are 588 census records available for the last name Nikas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nikas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 597 immigration records available for the last name Nikas. 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 Cards

There are 169 military records available for the last name Nikas. For the veterans among your Nikas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nikas lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Nikas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Nikas in 1957 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

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