Mitchel Family History

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Mitchel Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Mitchell.

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


Similar surnames: Mitchem, Kitchel, Michell, Mitchum, Mitch, Ritchey, Winchel, Kitchen

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Mitchel Family Origin

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Mitchel Family Occupations

What did your Mitchel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mitchel. The most common Mitchel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Mitchel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mitchel family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Mitchel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mitchel Life Expectancy

What is the average Mitchel lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mitchel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mitchel in 1945 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mitchel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mitchel 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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