Last Name NIXON


Meaning The son of Nicholas, nickname Nick, with patronymic 's' Nicks, whence Nix. Nixon, of course, is Nickson.
Son of Nicholas.
Origin English, Scottish, Jewish, Irish, Falkland

Rank 877 (2000 US census) 661 (1990 US census)
Count 36,037 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 65.46%, or 23590 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 29.85%, or 10757 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.42%, or 151 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.64%, or 231 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.75%, or 631 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.89%, or 681 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

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Shortest baby names

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