Mitchan Family History

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Mitchan 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: Mitcham, Hitchen, Minchin, Mittman, Mitch, Kitchen, Michal, Minihan

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Mitchan Family Origin

Where is the Mitchan family from?

Mitchan Family Occupations

What did your Mitchan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mitchan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Mitchan's were Laborers. Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mitchan. A less common occupation for the Mitchan family was Farmer.

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  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer


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

Mitchan Historical Records

What Mitchan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 386 census records available for the last name Mitchan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mitchan 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 46 immigration records available for the last name Mitchan. 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 60 military records available for the last name Mitchan. For the veterans among your Mitchan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mitchan Life Expectancy

What is the average Mitchan lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2002, in the United States, Mitchan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mitchan in 1964 was 58, and 64 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mitchan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mitchan 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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