Mitchem Family History

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Mitchem Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Mitcham.

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

Similar surnames: Mitchum, Mitchel, Mitcham, Ritchey, Withem, Mitch, Pitcher, Witchey

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Mitchem Family Origin

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Mitchem Family Occupations

What did your Mitchem ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mitchem family was Barge Builder. Farmer, Mariner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mitchem. The most common Mitchem occupation in the UK was Farmer. 17% of Mitchem's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Mariner

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Barge Builder


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

Mitchem Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Mitchem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mitchem 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 398 immigration records available for the last name Mitchem. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mitchem. For the veterans among your Mitchem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mitchem Life Expectancy

What is the average Mitchem lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mitchem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Mitchem in 1943 was 60, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mitchem 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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