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Where is the Nilson family from?
You can see how Nilson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nilson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nilson families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 89 Nilson families living in Ontario. This was about 33% of all the recorded Nilson's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Nilson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nilson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1921, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Nilson. 50% of Nilson men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Nilson women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nilson were Carpenter and Housekeeper.