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Where did the Borderlands Nixson family come from? What is the Borderlands Nixson family crest and coat of arms? When did the Nixson family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Nixson family history?The roots of the Nixson family stretch back to the Strathclyde people of the Scottish/English Borderlands, who were the first to use their surname. It is derived from the personal name Nicholas, which was Nik, or Nikke in Old English.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Nixon, Nicksoun, Nickson, Nicheson, Nickson and others.
First found in Cumberland where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nixson research. Another 189 words(14 lines of text) covering the years 1588, 1662, 1646 and 1653 are included under the topic Early Nixson History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 107 words(8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nixson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Nixson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 127 words(9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Nixson Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
The Nixson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nixson Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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