When Bob Nix was born on 3 January 1928, in Walker, Alabama, United States, his father, Herbert Nix, was 24 and his mother, Maude Posten, was 23. He had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Colleen Elizabeth Stephens. He lived in Election Precinct 21 Ebenezer (Quinton), Walker, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 October 1999, in Walker, Alabama, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Burnwell, Walker, Alabama, United States.
German and Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas (German Nikolaus).
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Nioclais ‘son of Nicholas’, which was taken by some Limerick families named Woulfe .
German: nickname from Middle High German nickes(e), nixe ‘water sprite’.