Skip to content
  • Start your family tree

Origins of the Nyquist surname

A collage of historical images including two family portraits and a postcard of people boarding a ship

About the Nyquists

We have a total number of 564 records for people with the last name Nyquist.

Find out more about your family in our records

or try an advanced search

I’ve managed to trace back to the mid-1500s! I can’t believe it! Utterly engrossing and I have uncovered some quite moving and heartbreaking stories attached to various ancestors. You don’t need any qualifications to start - just time patience, and some information.

TrustPilot review
1 of 3

Start your family tree

Trace your family back in time. Make new discoveries and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Nyquists.

Sign up to get started

Delve deeper into the Nyquist family's history

Where do most Nyquists live?

In 1921, most Nyquists lived in North East.

Census records trace your ancestors through each generation, so you can follow where your relatives lived through each decade.

Interesting facts about Nyquists

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 34 records for the Nyquist surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Nyquists most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Nyquists.

What are the most common Nyquist first names?

  • John
  • Carl
  • Anna
  • Esther

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

Common jobs for Nyquists

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

Common Female occupations for Nyquists in 1921
Bookkeepers And Cashiers


Governess Domestic


Common Male occupations for Nyquists in 1921




Semiskilled Machine Shop And Related Occupations


App Glass Bottle Blower


Bookkeepers And Cashiers


An image of a census transcript and a picture of a dairy farmer holding two milk jugs

Census records provide incredible detail on names, ages, marital statuses, occupations and more.

We found over 300 family trees with the Nyquist surname

Trace your family back in time and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Nyquists.

Search for a relative in our family trees

Share your discoveries

Start your family history journey

Start free trial

Start free trial