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Nio Family History

Nio 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: No, Niu, Ni, Nino, Nix, Lio, Nie, Rio, Pio, Nii

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Where is the Nio family from?

You can see how Nio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nio family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Nio families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Nio families living in Wisconsin. This was about 75% of all the recorded Nio's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Nio families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Nio. 50% of Nio men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
  • Applicator
  • Carpenter
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nio 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 296 immigration records available for the last name Nio. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Nio. For the veterans among your Nio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nio lifespan?

Between 1972 and 1999, in the United States, Nio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Nio in 1972 was 59, and 89 in 1999.

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