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Mikles Family History

Mikles Name Meaning

German: from a Slavic or Hungarian form of Nicholas.

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


Similar surnames: Mikes, Miklos, Mikle, Miklas, Mikos, Illes, Sickles, Mikus, Miles

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Where is the Mikles family from?

You can see how Mikles families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mikles family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mikles families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Mikles families living in Tennessee. This was 100% of all the recorded Mikles's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Mikles families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mikles surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mikles ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mikles. 33% of Mikles men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Mikles women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mikles were Clerk and 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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    32%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    29%
  • Housemaid
    15%
  • Cook
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mikles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mikles 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 307 immigration records available for the last name Mikles. 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 370 military records available for the last name Mikles. For the veterans among your Mikles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mikles lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2003, in the United States, Mikles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Mikles in 1947 was 37, and 67 in 2003.

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