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Nyce Family History

Nyce Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Neuss . This surname is most common in PA. Compare Nice .

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


Similar surnames: Nice, Dyce, Ryce, Nace, Nuce, Byce, Bice, Pyne, Lyle, Hyche

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Where is the Nyce family from?

You can see how Nyce families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nyce family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Nyce families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Nyce families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Nyce's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Nyce families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nyce surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nyce ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nyce. 18% of Nyce men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Nyce women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nyce were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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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
    18%
  • Carpenter
    15%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    19%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nyce. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nyce 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 268 immigration records available for the last name Nyce. 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 694 military records available for the last name Nyce. For the veterans among your Nyce ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nyce lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Nyce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Nyce in 1953 was 70, and 81 in 2004.

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