Mitcheson Family History

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Mitcheson 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: Mitchelson, Michelson, Mitchusson, Ritchison, Richeson, Atcheson

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Mitcheson Family Origin

Where is the Mitcheson family from?

Mitcheson Family Occupations

What did your Mitcheson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Blacksmith and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mitcheson. The most common Mitcheson occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 17% of Mitcheson's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Mitcheson family was Coalminer.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Blacksmith

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coalminer


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

Mitcheson Historical Records

What Mitcheson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mitcheson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mitcheson 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 785 immigration records available for the last name Mitcheson. 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 536 military records available for the last name Mitcheson. For the veterans among your Mitcheson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mitcheson Life Expectancy

What is the average Mitcheson lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Mitcheson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Mitcheson in 1954 was 57, and 73 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mitcheson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mitcheson 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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