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Mifflin Family History

Mifflin Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire and Herefordshire):: from the Old French personal name Meifelin itself from an ancient Germanic name composed of magin- ‘power’ + an uncertain second element. nickname from Old French mate + felun ‘kill the felon’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Macklin, Morfin, Medlin, Giffin, Tiffin, Millis, Molin, Tinlin

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Where is the Mifflin family from?

You can see how Mifflin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mifflin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Mifflin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Mifflin families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 40% of all the recorded Mifflin's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Mifflin families in 1840.
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What did your Mifflin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mifflin. 27% of Mifflin men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Mifflin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mifflin were Farming and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Stenographer
  • Maid
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Passenger Lists

There are 749 immigration records available for the last name Mifflin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mifflin. For the veterans among your Mifflin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mifflin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mifflin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Mifflin in 1945 was 24, and 71 in 2004.

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