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Nik Family History

Nik Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Niu, Ni, Nix, Sik, Vik, Nie, Nick, Nii, Naik, Wik

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Where is the Nik family from?

You can see how Nik families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nik family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Nik families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Nik family living in Kent. This was 100% of all the recorded Nik's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Nik families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nik surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nik ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Nik ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 876 census records available for the last name Nik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nik 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 368 immigration records available for the last name Nik. 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 224 military records available for the last name Nik. For the veterans among your Nik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nik lifespan?

Between 1971 and 1987, in the United States, Nik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Nik in 1971 was 82, and 70 in 1987.

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