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Origins of the Michell surname

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About the Michells

We have a total number of 19929 records for people with the last name Michell.

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Where do most Michells live?

In 1921, most Michells lived in South West.


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Interesting facts about Michells

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 16,200 records for the Michell surname. The oldest one dates back to 1377.

Who were Michells most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Williamses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Michells.

What are the most common Michell first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Michells

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Michells in 1921
Living On Own Means

73

Dressmaker

61

Widow

56

Private Means

47

House Servant

43

Common Male occupations for Michells in 1921
Copper Miner

124

Miner

105

Farmer

100

Tin Miner

95

Carpenter

67

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