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Muckle Name Meaning

English (Northumberland): nickname for a big man from Middle English mikel mekel mukel ‘big’ (Old English mycel). Compare Mitchell Meikle and Mutch . South German: from a diminutive of Muck ‘gnat’.

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


Similar surnames: Mickle, Muckler, Buckle, Huckle, Tickle, Muske, Heckle, Buckler, Muck

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Where is the Muckle family from?

You can see how Muckle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Muckle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Muckle families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 5 Muckle families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 63% of all the recorded Muckle's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Muckle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Muckle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Muckle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Muckle. 22% of Muckle men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Muckle women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Muckle were Clerk and Waitress. .

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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

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Muckle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muckle 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Muckle. 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 997 military records available for the last name Muckle. For the veterans among your Muckle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Muckle lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Muckle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Muckle in 1955 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

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