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Nilsson Name Meaning

Swedish: 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: Nilsen, Nissen, Olsson, Ohlsson, Wilson, Nelson, Niessen, Nickson

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Nilsson Family Origin

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Nilsson Family Occupations

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  • Tailoress

    50%
  • Tinsmith

    50%

In 1881, the most common Nilsson occupation in Canada was Tailoress. 50% of Nilsson's were Tailoresss. Tailoress and Tinsmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nilsson.

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Nilsson Historical Records

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Nilsson Life Expectancy

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Famous Nilsson Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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