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Nikula Name Meaning

Finnish: from the personal name Niku, Finnish form of Nicholas + the local suffix -la. Common nowadays in western Finland.

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


Similar surnames: Mikula, Nikolas, Mikulka, Nicola, Kula, Mikulas, Nikolai, Mikulak

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Where is the Nikula family from?

You can see how Nikula families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nikula family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Nikula families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Nikula family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Nikula's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Nikula families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nikula surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nikula ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nikula. 27% of Nikula men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Nikula women worked as a Maid. .

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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

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Miner
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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What Nikula family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 671 census records available for the last name Nikula. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nikula 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 681 immigration records available for the last name Nikula. 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 224 military records available for the last name Nikula. For the veterans among your Nikula ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nikula lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Nikula life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Nikula in 1955 was 46, and 88 in 2004.

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