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Mielke Name Meaning

Eastern German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form of a Slavic compound personal name with the first element Milo-, from mil ‘favor’, ‘grace’. Dutch: from a pet form of Miele 3.

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


Similar surnames: Miele, Bielke, Milko, Milke, Milk, Ziemke, Hilke, Zielke, Milkey

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Where is the Mielke family from?

You can see how Mielke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mielke family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Mielke families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Mielke families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Mielke's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mielke families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mielke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mielke ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mielke. 70% of Mielke men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    70%
  • Clerk
    31%
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What Mielke family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Mielke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mielke 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mielke. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Mielke. For the veterans among your Mielke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mielke lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mielke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mielke in 1948 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

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