Mitchells Family History

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Mitchells 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: Mitchell, Kitchell, Etchells, Michelle, Michels, Michell, Gitchell

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Mitchells Family Origin

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Mitchells Family Occupations

What did your Mitchells ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mitchells occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 14% of Mitchells's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Mitchells family was Farmer. Annuitant, Brickmaker and Carter (A L) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mitchells.

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  • Annuitant

  • Brickmaker

  • Carter (A L)

  • Farmer


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

Mitchells Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mitchells. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mitchells 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 195 immigration records available for the last name Mitchells. 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 Mitchells. For the veterans among your Mitchells ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mitchells Life Expectancy

What is the average Mitchells lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2003, in the United States, Mitchells life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Mitchells in 1944 was 24, and 72 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mitchells

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mitchells 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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