Might Family History

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Might Name Meaning

English: presumably a nickname for a strong man.

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


Similar surnames: Wight, Light, High, Wright, Hight, Licht, Knight, Bright, Slight

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Might Family Origin

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Might Family Occupations

What did your Might ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Might family was Keeps House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Might. The most common Might occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Might's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeps House

    6%

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

Might Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Might Life Expectancy

What is the average Might lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Might life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Might in 1962 was 60, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Might

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Might 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 Might Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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