Mikelson Family History

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Mikelson Name Meaning

Partly Americanized spelling of Danish and Norwegian Mikkelsen.

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

Similar surnames: Mikkelson, Kittelson, Michelson, Nickelson, Mickelsen, Mikkelsen

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Mikelson Family Origin

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Mikelson Family Occupations

What did your Mikelson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mikelson family was Coal Miner. The most common Mikelson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Mikelson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mikelson.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Coal Miner


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

Mikelson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mikelson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mikelson 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 667 immigration records available for the last name Mikelson. 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 612 military records available for the last name Mikelson. For the veterans among your Mikelson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mikelson Life Expectancy

What is the average Mikelson lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mikelson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mikelson in 1958 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mikelson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mikelson 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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