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Nis Family History

Nis 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: Lis, Niu, Ni, Nix, Nims, Nies, Mis, Niss, Nie, Ris

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Where is the Nis family from?

You can see how Nis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nis family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Nis families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 7 Nis families living in Tennessee. This was about 64% of all the recorded Nis's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Nis families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nis ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nis 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 414 immigration records available for the last name Nis. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Nis. For the veterans among your Nis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nis lifespan?

Average Nis life expectancy in 1999 was 74 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 75.

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