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Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname NIXON

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Definition: Patronymic surname meaning "son of Nicholas." From the Greek name Nikolaos, meaning "victory of the people" from the Greek element 'nike,' meaning "victory" and 'laos,' meaning "people".

Surname Origin: English

Alternate Surname Spellings: NICKOLSON, NICKSON, NIX, NYX, NYXON

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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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