Michelle Family History

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Michelle Name Meaning

French: from the female personal name Michelle, feminine form of Michel, French form of Michael.

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


Similar surnames: Michele, Michelin, Mitchell, Michel, Michalke, Michels, Michelsen

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Michelle Family Origin

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Michelle Family Occupations

What did your Michelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Michelle occupation in the USA was Laborer. 80% of Michelle's were Laborers. Laborer and Works On Plantation were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Michelle.

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  • Laborer

    80%
  • Works On Plantation

    20%

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

Michelle Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Michelle Life Expectancy

What is the average Michelle lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Michelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Michelle in 1963 was 66, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Michelle 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.

Famous Michelle Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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