Miskell Family History

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Miskell Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meisceall ‘descendant of Meiscill’, a personal name of unexplained etymology. See also Maxwell.

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


Similar surnames: Miskelly, Mckell, Missel, Miske, Haskell, Isbell, Mikel, Minkel

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Miskell Family Origin

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Miskell Family Occupations

What did your Miskell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Miskell. 7% of Miskell men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 45% of Miskell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Miskell were At School and Cloth Ripper (h W)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
    7%
  • General Labourer
    5%
  • A R P Construction C W S H W
    3%
  • At School
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    45%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Cinema Usherette Unemployed
    3%
  • Cloth Ripper (h W)
    3%

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

Miskell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Miskell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Miskell 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 744 immigration records available for the last name Miskell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Miskell. For the veterans among your Miskell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Miskell Life Expectancy

What is the average Miskell lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Miskell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Miskell in 1955 was 49, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Miskell

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