Michell Family History

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Michell Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon and Cornwall): variant spelling of Mitchell.

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

Similar surnames: Michelli, Mitchel, Bickell, Twichell, Nickell, Birchell, Micheal

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Michell Family Origin

Where is the Michell family from?

Michell Family Occupations

What did your Michell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Michell occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Michell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Michell family was Labourer. Farmer, Annuitant and Tin Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Michell.

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  • Farmer

  • Annuitant

  • Tin Miner

  • Labourer


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

Michell Historical Records

What Michell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Michell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Michell 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 Michell. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Michell. For the veterans among your Michell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Michell Life Expectancy

What is the average Michell lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Michell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Michell in 1957 was 58, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Michell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Michell 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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