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Nykiel Surname Meaning

Polish: from the personal name Nicolaus the Latin form of Nicolas (Polish Mikołaj) or a Polonized form of German Nickel .

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

Similar surnames: Kiel, Daniel, Neill, Rygiel, Nikkel, Eckel, Giel, Napier, Nitzel

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Where is the Nykiel family from?

You can see how Nykiel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nykiel family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Nykiel families living in Michigan. This was about 32% of all the recorded Nykiel's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Nykiel families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nykiel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nykiel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nykiel. 50% of Nykiel men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Nykiel women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nykiel were Salesman and New Worker. .

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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
  • New Worker
  • Farmer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Packer
  • Laborer
  • New Worker
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What Nykiel family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 698 census records available for the last name Nykiel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nykiel 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 404 immigration records available for the last name Nykiel. 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 266 military records available for the last name Nykiel. For the veterans among your Nykiel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nykiel lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Nykiel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Nykiel in 1964 was 76, and 83 in 2004.

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