Michelle Family History

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Michelle Name Meaning

French: from the female personal name Michelle, feminine form of Michel, French form of Michael.

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


Similar surnames: Michele, Michelin, Mitchell, Michel, Michalke, Michels, Michelsen

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Michelle Family Origin

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Michelle Family Occupations

What did your Michelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Accountant R Air Force and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Michelle. 17% of Michelle men worked as an Accountant R Air Force and 39% of Michelle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Michelle were Builders Labourer and Factory Hand (hosiery)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Accountant R Air Force
    17%
  • Baker confectioner
    17%
  • Bank Clerk
    17%
  • Builders Labourer
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    39%
  • Cashier Book Keeper (butcher)
    8%
  • Checker Leather Worker
    8%
  • Factory Hand (hosiery)
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Michelle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Michelle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Michelle 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 459 immigration records available for the last name Michelle. 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 392 military records available for the last name Michelle. For the veterans among your Michelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Michelle Life Expectancy

What is the average Michelle lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Michelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Michelle in 1963 was 66, and 65 in 2004.

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