Mitcham Family History

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Mitcham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Mitcham in Surrey, so named from Old English micel ‘big’ + ham ‘homestead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Mileham, Witham, Fincham, Gotham, Burcham, Higham, Windham, Winham

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Mitcham Family Origin

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Mitcham Family Occupations

What did your Mitcham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mitcham occupation in Canada was Foreman. 100% of Mitcham's were Foremans.

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  • Foreman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mitcham ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mitcham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Mitcham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mitcham census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 940 immigration records available for the last name Mitcham. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Mitcham. For the veterans among your Mitcham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mitcham Life Expectancy

What is the average Mitcham lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mitcham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Mitcham in 1950 was 51, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mitcham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mitcham ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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