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Origins of the Nielsen surname

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About the Nielsens

We have a total number of 20728 records for people with the last name Nielsen.

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Where do most Nielsens live?

In 1921, most Nielsens lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Nielsens

How common is your surname?

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We have 1,250 records for the Nielsen surname. The oldest one dates back to 1807.

Who were Nielsens most likely to marry?

Nielsdrs

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Jensdrs

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Nielsens.

What are the most common Nielsen first names?

  • Niels
  • Jens
  • Maren
  • Karen

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Nielsen family members

Common jobs for Nielsens

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Nielsens in 1921
Dressmaker

4

Stenographers And Typists

4

Drapers Assistant

3

Tailoress

3

Waiters And Waitresses

3

Common Male occupations for Nielsens in 1921
Able Seaman

81

Farm Hands

77

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

59

General Farmers

45

Tinsmiths

42

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