Mickelsen Family History

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Mickelsen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Michel (see Michael).

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

Similar surnames: Michelsen, Mikkelsen, Mickelson, Nickelsen, Michaelsen, Michelson

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Mickelsen Family Origin

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Mickelsen Family Occupations

What did your Mickelsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mickelsen family was Stone Mason. The most common Mickelsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Mickelsen's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Copper Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mickelsen.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Copper Smith

  • Stone Mason


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

Mickelsen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mickelsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Mickelsen lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mickelsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mickelsen in 1943 was 40, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mickelsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mickelsen 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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