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Mikus Family History

Mikus Name Meaning

Czech, Slovak, Croatian (northern and northwestern Croatia), and Slovenian (Mikuš); Polish (Mikus, Mikusz); Ukrainian; and Hungarian: derivative of a personal name equivalent to Nicholas: Czech and Slovak Mikuláš, Slovenian Miklavž, Polish Mikolaj, Ukrainian Mykola, Hungarian Miklós.

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


Similar surnames: Mikos, Mikes, Matus, Minkus, Mikle, Milos, Kus, Makos, Mis, Mikulas

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Where is the Mikus family from?

You can see how Mikus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mikus family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mikus families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Mikus families living in Manitoba. This was about 60% of all the recorded Mikus's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Mikus families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mikus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mikus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Salesgirl were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mikus. 33% of Mikus men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Mikus women worked as a Salesgirl. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mikus were Miner and Housework.

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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

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Miner
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Salesgirl
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Beautician
    9%
  • Housework
    9%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mikus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mikus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mikus. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mikus. For the veterans among your Mikus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mikus lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mikus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Mikus in 1950 was 31, and 81 in 2004.

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