Midgett Family History

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Midgett Name Meaning

Perhaps altered spelling of French Miget, from a pet form of the personal name Migel, a southern personal name, Occitan form of Michael.

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


Similar surnames: Minett, Meggett, Bridgett, Pickett, Mudgett, Minetti, Pidgeon

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Midgett Family Origin

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Midgett Family Occupations

What did your Midgett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Midgett family was Farming. The most common Midgett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Midgett's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Midgett.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    5%

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Midgett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Midgett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Midgett 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Midgett. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Midgett. For the veterans among your Midgett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Midgett Life Expectancy

What is the average Midgett lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Midgett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Midgett in 1945 was 56, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Midgett 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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