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Michelson Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish personal name Mikhl (see Michael). English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Michel (see Mitchell). Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Michel, a Dutch variant of Michael. Americanized spelling of Michelsen.

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


Similar surnames: Michaelson, Michelsen, Michelman, Nichelson, Mickelson, Mitchelson

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Michelson Family Origin

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Michelson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Ag Laborer

    11%
  • Acting Serjant Of Police

    5%
  • Cottager 6 Acres (Farmer)

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Ag Laborer and Acting Serjant Of Police were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Michelson. A less common occupation for the Michelson family was Cottager 6 Acres (Farmer). The most common Michelson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 32% of Michelson's were Farmers.

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Michelson Historical Records

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Michelson Life Expectancy

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