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Michl Name Meaning

German (Bavaria) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a variant form of the personal name Michael.

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


Similar surnames: Michel, Mich, Mical, Michal, Kiehl, Wich, Mickel, Muhl, Mischo, Mick

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Where is the Michl family from?

You can see how Michl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Michl family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Michl families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Michl families living in Illinois. This was about 35% of all the recorded Michl's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Michl families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Michl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Michl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Michl. 39% of Michl men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Michl women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Michl were Truck Driver and Stenographer.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Butcher
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    29%
  • Bookkeeper
    20%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Michl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Michl 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 955 immigration records available for the last name Michl. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Michl. For the veterans among your Michl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Michl lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Michl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Michl in 1964 was 76, and 74 in 2004.

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