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Michel Name Meaning

French, German, and Dutch: from the personal name Michel (see Michael). Basque: variant from the personal name Mitxel, equivalent of Michael. Polish: from a variant of the personal name Michal (see Michael). Greek: shortened form of any of various patronymic derivatives of Michael, for example Michelakis, Michelakakis, or Michelakos.

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


Similar surnames: Michael, Mickel, Michels, Michl, Mich, Michal, Micheli, Richel

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Michel Family Origin

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Michel Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Michel family was Farm Laborer. The most common Michel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Michel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Michel.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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Michel Historical Records

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Michel Life Expectancy

What is the average Michel lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Michel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Michel in 1940 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

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United States

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