Mitchard Family History

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Mitchard 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: Richard, Mitcham, Pritchard, Birchard, Michaud, Michael, Orchard

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Mitchard Family Origin

Where is the Mitchard family from?

Mitchard Family Occupations

What did your Mitchard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, (Iron Turner) Mechanic and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mitchard. A less common occupation for the Mitchard family was Carpenter. The most common Mitchard occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 31% of Mitchard's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • (Iron Turner) Mechanic

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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

Mitchard Historical Records

What Mitchard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mitchard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mitchard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Mitchard

Passenger List

There are 965 immigration records available for the last name Mitchard. 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 90 military records available for the last name Mitchard. For the veterans among your Mitchard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mitchard Life Expectancy

What is the average Mitchard lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2001, in the United States, Mitchard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mitchard in 1963 was 74, and 78 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mitchard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mitchard 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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