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Mikkelsen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Mikkel (see Michael).

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


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

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Mikkelsen Family Origin

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Mikkelsen Family Occupations

What did your Mikkelsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mikkelsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 76% of Mikkelsen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mikkelsen family was Shepherd. Farmer, Farming and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mikkelsen.

View Census data for Mikkelsen | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    76%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%
  • Shepherd

    6%

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

Mikkelsen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mikkelsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Mikkelsen lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mikkelsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mikkelsen in 1941 was 29, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mikkelsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mikkelsen 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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