Carmichael Family History

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Carmichael Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Carmichael in Lanarkshire, from British caer ‘fort’ + the personal name Michael.

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


Similar surnames: Mcmichael, Michael, Carmicheal, Michel, Carmical, Rachel, Michaels

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Carmichael Family Origin

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Carmichael Family Occupations

What did your Carmichael ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carmichael. A less common occupation for the Carmichael family was Farming. The most common Carmichael occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Carmichael's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Carmichael ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Carmichael Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carmichael. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carmichael census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Carmichael. 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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Draft Card

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

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Carmichael Life Expectancy

What is the average Carmichael lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Carmichael life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Carmichael in 1944 was 21, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carmichael

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carmichael ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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