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Origins of the Mitchill surname

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About the Mitchills

We have a total number of 2157 records for people with the last name Mitchill.

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Where do most Mitchills live?

In 1921, most Mitchills lived in Northern Ireland.


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Interesting facts about Mitchills

How common is your surname?

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

We have 2,000 records for the Mitchill surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Mitchills most likely to marry?

Taylors

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Walkers

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Mitchills.

What are the most common Mitchill first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Mitchill family members

Common jobs for Mitchills

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

Common Female occupations for Mitchills in 1921
House Servant

16

Servant

12

Charwoman

10

Domestic Servant

10

Dressmaker

8

Common Male occupations for Mitchills in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

26

Coal Miner

10

Gardener

8

Carter

7

General Labourer

7

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