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Mcmichael Family History

Mcmichael Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mhichíl a patronymic from a Gaelic form of the personal name Michael . This was the usual shortened Anglicized form of Mac Gille Michil in Scotland.

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

Similar surnames: Mcnichol, Michael, Mccall, Mcmahill, Michaels, Michel, Mihal

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Where is the Mcmichael family from?

You can see how Mcmichael families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcmichael family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcmichael families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 20 Mcmichael families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 29% of all the recorded Mcmichael's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Mcmichael families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcmichael surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcmichael ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Mcmichael. 78% of Mcmichael men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Mcmichael women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Mcmichael. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcmichael census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcmichael. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Mcmichael. For the veterans among your Mcmichael ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcmichael lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mcmichael life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mcmichael in 1945 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

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