Michaelson Family History

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Michaelson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Michael. Americanized spelling of Michaelsen.

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

Similar surnames: Michelson, Michaelsen, Michaels, Michelsen, Mickelson, Michelman

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Michaelson Family Origin

Where is the Michaelson family from?

Michaelson Family Occupations

What did your Michaelson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Michaelson. The most common Michaelson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Michaelson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Michaelson family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Michaelson Historical Records

What Michaelson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Michaelson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Michaelson 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Michaelson. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Michaelson. For the veterans among your Michaelson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Michaelson Life Expectancy

What is the average Michaelson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Michaelson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Michaelson in 1943 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Michaelson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Michaelson 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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