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Mickens Family History

Mickens Name Meaning

Origin undetermined.

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

Similar surnames: Dickens, Nickens, Ricken, Vickers, Tilkens, Picken, Likens, Michels

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Where is the Mickens family from?

You can see how Mickens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mickens family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mickens families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Mickens families living in North Carolina. This was about 29% of all the recorded Mickens's in USA. North Carolina and 1 other state had the highest population of Mickens families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mickens surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mickens ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mickens. 35% of Mickens men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Mickens women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mickens were Truck Driver and Farm Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
  • Maid
  • Laundress
  • Farm Laborer
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Mickens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mickens 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 322 immigration records available for the last name Mickens. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mickens. For the veterans among your Mickens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mickens lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mickens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mickens in 1950 was 29, and 65 in 2004.

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