Mitchen Family History

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Mitchen 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: Hitchen, Kitchen, Mitchem, Mitchel, Witcher, Pitcher, Michel, Eichen

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Mitchen Family Origin

Where is the Mitchen family from?

Mitchen Family Occupations

What did your Mitchen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mitchen family was Railway Signal Man. The most common Mitchen occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 40% of Mitchen's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Lighterman and Provision Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mitchen.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Lighterman

  • Provision Merchant

  • Railway Signal Man


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

Mitchen Historical Records

What Mitchen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mitchen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mitchen 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 390 immigration records available for the last name Mitchen. 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 396 military records available for the last name Mitchen. For the veterans among your Mitchen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mitchen Life Expectancy

What is the average Mitchen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Mitchen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Mitchen in 1959 was 46, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mitchen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mitchen 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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