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Mitnick Family History

Mitnick Name Meaning

Ukrainian and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Ukrainian mytnyk, Polish mytnik ‘toll collector’.

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


Similar surnames: Minick, Winnick, Mednick, Metrick, Woznick, Musick, Zitnik, Pernick

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Where is the Mitnick family from?

You can see how Mitnick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mitnick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Mitnick families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Mitnick families living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Mitnick's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Mitnick families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mitnick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mitnick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mitnick. 27% of Mitnick men worked as a Salesman and 14% of Mitnick women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mitnick were Clerk and 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

  • Salesman
    27%
  • Proprietor
    11%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    14%
  • Operator
    14%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Laborer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mitnick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mitnick 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 457 immigration records available for the last name Mitnick. 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 361 military records available for the last name Mitnick. For the veterans among your Mitnick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mitnick lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Mitnick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mitnick in 1961 was 62, and 82 in 2004.

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