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Michie Name Meaning

Scottish: from the old Scottish personal name Michie, a pet form of Michael.

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

Similar surnames: Mathie, Michno, Mischke, Mich, Ritchie, Michon, Minchin, Michiels

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Where is the Michie family from?

You can see how Michie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Michie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Michie families were found in and Scotland in 1841and Scotland in 1851and Scotland in 1861and Scotland in 1871and Scotland in 1881and Scotland in 1891and Scotland in 1901. In 1840 there were 18 Michie families living in Virginia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Michie's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Michie families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Michie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Michie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Michie. 17% of Michie men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Michie women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Michie were Clerk and Cashier.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Cashier
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Census Records

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Michie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Michie census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Michie. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Michie. For the veterans among your Michie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Michie lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Michie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Michie in 1947 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

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