Mechanic Family History

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Mechanic Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a craftsman, from Polish mechanik or Russian mekhanik.

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

Similar surnames: Muchnick, Chanin, Michalik, Merchant, Machnik, Dechant, Michalec

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Mechanic Family Origin

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Mechanic Family Occupations

What did your Mechanic ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mechanic occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 100% of Mechanic's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer


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

Mechanic Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mechanic. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mechanic 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 493 immigration records available for the last name Mechanic. 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 240 military records available for the last name Mechanic. For the veterans among your Mechanic ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mechanic Life Expectancy

What is the average Mechanic lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mechanic life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mechanic in 1963 was 81, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mechanic

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mechanic 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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