Michaelis Family History

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Michaelis Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish: Latinized patronymic from the personal name Michael.

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

Similar surnames: Michaels, Michael, Michels, Michiels, Michel, Michaelides, Michaelsen

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Michaelis Family Origin

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Michaelis Family Occupations

What did your Michaelis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Michaelis family was Hairdresser. Agent For Foreiegn Fancy Goods, Draper and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Michaelis. The most common Michaelis occupation in the UK was Agent For Foreiegn Fancy Goods. 11% of Michaelis's were Agent For Foreiegn Fancy Goodss.

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  • Agent For Foreiegn Fancy Goods

  • Draper

  • Dressmaker

  • Hairdresser


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

Michaelis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Michaelis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Michaelis 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Michaelis. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Michaelis. For the veterans among your Michaelis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Michaelis Life Expectancy

What is the average Michaelis lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Michaelis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Michaelis in 1952 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Michaelis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Michaelis 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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