Mitcalf Family History

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Mitcalf Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Metcalf, Mittal, Mical, Micale, Metcalfe, Mital, Medcalf, Vitale

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Mitcalf Family Origin

Where is the Mitcalf family from?

Mitcalf Family Occupations

What did your Mitcalf ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mitcalf family was Shoe Maker (Master). Chemist Manufr 31 Hands, Coal Miner and Shepherd were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mitcalf. The most common Mitcalf occupation in the UK was Chemist Manufr 31 Hands. 17% of Mitcalf's were Chemist Manufr 31 Handss.

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  • Chemist Manufr 31 Hands

  • Coal Miner

  • Shepherd

  • Shoe Maker (Master)


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

Mitcalf Historical Records

What Mitcalf family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mitcalf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mitcalf 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 306 immigration records available for the last name Mitcalf. 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 182 military records available for the last name Mitcalf. For the veterans among your Mitcalf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mitcalf Life Expectancy

What is the average Mitcalf lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Mitcalf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mitcalf in 1968 was 79, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mitcalf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mitcalf 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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