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Miskell Family History

Miskell Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meisceall ‘descendant of Meiscill’, a personal name of unexplained etymology. See also Maxwell.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

33,732 Historical Documents with Miskell on Ancestry.com
7,421 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,249 Military Records
676 Immigration Records
5,362 Census and Voter Lists
19,024 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Miskell Families

  • Number of Miskell families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Miskell families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Miskell families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Miskell Family Origin

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Miskell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Miskell

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Miskell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Miskell Civil War Service Records

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