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Origins of the Nixon surname

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About the Nixons

We have a total number of 109866 records for people with the last name Nixon.

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Alternative variations of the name Nixon

Nixon, Nixons, Nickson, Nicksons, Nixone

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Where do most Nixons live?

In 1921, most Nixons lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Nixons

How common is your surname?

452nd most common surname in the UK

We have 91,400 records for the Nixon surname. The oldest one dates back to 1264.

Who were Nixons most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Nixon first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Nixons

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

Common Female occupations for Nixons in 1921


Cotton Weaver


Domestic Servant


General Servant Domestic




Common Male occupations for Nixons in 1921
Coal Miner




General Labourer


Coal Miner Hewer


Agricultural Labourer


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