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Nickens Surname Meaning

Apparently a patronymic from a pet form of Nick .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mickens, Nickels, Nickel, Tilkens, Dickens, Likens, Dicken, Vickers

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Where is the Nickens family from?

You can see how Nickens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nickens family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Nickens families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 21 Nickens families living in Kent. This was about 55% of all the recorded Nickens's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Nickens families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nickens surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nickens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Nickens. 100% of Nickens women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Nickens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nickens 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 316 immigration records available for the last name Nickens. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Nickens. For the veterans among your Nickens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nickens lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Nickens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Nickens in 1947 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

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