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Mjelde Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms probably named from Old Norse mjǫl ‘flour’ referring to the fine sandy soil of the place.

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

Similar surnames: Velde, Gjerde, Hjelle, Melle, Fjeld, Spilde, Mele, Welde, Moede

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Where is the Mjelde family from?

You can see how Mjelde families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mjelde family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Mjelde families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Mjelde families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Mjelde's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Mjelde families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mjelde surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mjelde ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mjelde. 34% of Mjelde men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Mjelde women worked as a Teacher. .

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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
  • Barber
  • Farming
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 489 census records available for the last name Mjelde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mjelde 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 511 immigration records available for the last name Mjelde. 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 107 military records available for the last name Mjelde. For the veterans among your Mjelde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mjelde lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Mjelde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Mjelde in 1965 was 74, and 88 in 2004.

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