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Nykkanen Family History

Nykkanen 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: Niskanen, Tikkanen, Hokkanen, Lykken, Kann, Kamen, Leppanen, Makinen

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Where is the Nykkanen family from?

You can see how Nykkanen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nykkanen family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Nykkanen family living in Minnesota. This was 100% of all the recorded Nykkanen's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Nykkanen families in 1920.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Nykkanen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 8 census records available for the last name Nykkanen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nykkanen 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Nykkanen. 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 military records available for the last name Nykkanen. For the veterans among your Nykkanen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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