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From Nicholas +‎ -son. Doublet of Nielsen.

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  1. A surname transferred from the given name.
  2. A number of places and rivers in Australia:
    1. A coastal locality in the Shire of Burke, north-west Queensland.
    2. A river in the Northern Territory and Queensland which flows into the Gulf of Carpentaria.
    3. A town in East Gippsland, Victoria.
    4. A river in Victoria which flows through the town.
    5. A river in the Kimberley region of Western Australia which joins the Ord River.
  3. A number of places in the United States:
    1. A city in Jackson County, Georgia.
    2. A census-designated place in Pearl River County, Mississippi.
    3. A borough and township in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.
    4. A township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.
    5. An unincorporated community in the town of Bear Creek, Waupaca County, Wisconsin.

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