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Mitchell Name Meaning

from the Middle English, Old French personal name Michel, vernacular form of Michael. nickname for a big man, from Middle English michel, mechel, muchel ‘big’. Irish (County Connacht): surname adopted as equivalent of Mulvihill.

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


Similar surnames: Kitchell, Michel, Michelle, Patchell, Winchell, Mitch, Witcher

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Mitchell Family Origin

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Mitchell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mitchell family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mitchell. The most common Mitchell occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Mitchell's were Farmers.

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Mitchell Historical Records

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Mitchell Life Expectancy

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Famous Mitchell Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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