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Michelson Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish personal name Mikhl (see Michael). English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Michel (see Mitchell). Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Michel, a Dutch variant of Michael. Americanized spelling of Michelsen.

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


Similar surnames: Michaelson, Michelsen, Michelman, Nichelson, Mickelson, Mitchelson

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Michelson Family Origin

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Michelson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Tailor

    4%
  • Merchant

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Michelson. A less common occupation for the Michelson family was Merchant. The most common Michelson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Michelson's were Farmers.

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Michelson Historical Records

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Michelson Life Expectancy

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