Last name: NICHOLSON

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NICHOLSON : This last name is indexed 368,352 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

NICHOLSON : 1: English (northern) and Scottish: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Nic(h)olas or the vernacular form Nic(h)ol + son; see Nichol Nicholas. In Scotland the name was sometimes substituted for McNichol.2: Americanized form of Danish Norwegian and North German Nicolaisen or Nikolaisen or of the Swedish cognate Niklasson patronymics from equivalents of the personal name Nicholas.

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