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Nilsen Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a reduced form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Nielsen, Nissen, Niesen, Gillen, Nelsen, Wilson, Billen, Nelson

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Nilsen Family Origin

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Nilsen Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    100%

In 1881, the most common Nilsen occupation in Canada was Clerk. 100% of Nilsen's were Clerks.

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Nilsen Historical Records

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Nilsen Life Expectancy

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Famous Nilsen Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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