Miguel Family History

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Miguel Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from the personal name Miguel, equivalent to Michael.

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

Similar surnames: Miguez, Manuel, Michel, Mickel, Missel, Pigue, Mindel, Minkel, Magel

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Miguel Family Origin

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Miguel Family Occupations

What did your Miguel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Miguel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Miguel's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Miguel. A less common occupation for the Miguel family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Teamster

  • Farm Laborer


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

Miguel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Miguel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Miguel 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Miguel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Miguel. For the veterans among your Miguel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Miguel Life Expectancy

What is the average Miguel lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Miguel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Miguel in 1943 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Miguel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Miguel 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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