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Mitch Family History

Mitch Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of Czech Mic, a derivative of the personal name Michal (see Michael). Possibly a short form of English or Irish Mitchell. Alternatively, an Americanized spelling of Mitsch, a German surname of Slavic origin (see Mischke).

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


Similar surnames: Ritch, Mich, Fitch, Misch, Milich, Kitch, March, Mitsch, Minch, Mutch

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Where is the Mitch family from?

You can see how Mitch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mitch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mitch families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Mitch families living in British Columbia. This was about 32% of all the recorded Mitch's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Mitch families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mitch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mitch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mitch. 30% of Mitch men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Mitch women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mitch were Carpenter and Teacher.

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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
    30%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    11%
  • Teacher
    11%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mitch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mitch 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 572 immigration records available for the last name Mitch. 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 Mitch. For the veterans among your Mitch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mitch lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mitch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mitch in 1959 was 59, and 73 in 2004.

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