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Mike Family History

Mike Name Meaning

Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name Miklós, Hungarian form of Nicholas, or possibly from a short form of Mihály, Hungarian form of Michael.

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


Similar surnames: Miske, Miko, Mikes, Mika, Mikle, Mikel, Mak, Eike, Mick, Duke

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Where is the Mike family from?

You can see how Mike families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mike family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mike families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 90 Mike families living in Ontario. This was about 64% of all the recorded Mike's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mike families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mike surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mike ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mike. 44% of Mike 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
    44%
  • Labourer
    22%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Journalier
    7%
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What Mike family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Mike. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mike 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 Mike. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mike. For the veterans among your Mike ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mike lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mike life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Mike in 1952 was 36, and 68 in 2004.

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