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Mitschke Family History

Mitschke Name Meaning

Germanized form of Sorbian Mětšk: from a pet form of a shortened variant of the personal name Mětaš itself a derivative of the Sorbian name Mět (see Mieth ) or an archaic Sorbian vernacular form of the Biblical name Matthaeus (see Matthew ).

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


Similar surnames: Nitschke, Mischke, Pischke, Meschke, Mitsch, Peschke, Miksch

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Where is the Mitschke family from?

You can see how Mitschke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mitschke family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Mitschke families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Mitschke families living in Texas. This was about 69% of all the recorded Mitschke's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Mitschke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mitschke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mitschke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mitschke. 65% of Mitschke men worked as a Farmer and 58% of Mitschke women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mitschke were Butcher and Maid. .

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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

  • Farmer
    65%
  • Bricklayer
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Butcher
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    58%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Maid
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mitschke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mitschke 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 312 immigration records available for the last name Mitschke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mitschke. For the veterans among your Mitschke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mitschke lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Mitschke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Mitschke in 1963 was 77, and 78 in 2003.

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