Mittel Family History

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Mittel Name Meaning

German: literally ‘middle’, probably a topographic name from a farm occupying a middle position in a settlement. Compare Mitter.

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

Similar surnames: Mitter, Tittel, Rittel, Mittler, Distel, Mantel, Bittel, Kittel

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Mittel Family Origin

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Mittel Family Occupations

What did your Mittel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mittel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Mittel's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Mittel family was Farmer. Laborer, Crockery Store and Drumer In Dry Goods were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mittel.

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  • Laborer

  • Crockery Store

  • Drumer In Dry Goods

  • Farmer


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

Mittel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mittel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mittel 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 531 immigration records available for the last name Mittel. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Mittel. For the veterans among your Mittel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mittel Life Expectancy

What is the average Mittel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Mittel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mittel in 1960 was 61, and 49 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mittel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mittel 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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