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Mikes Family History

Mikes Name Meaning

Hungarian; Czech (Mikeš): from a pet form of a personal name equivalent to Nicholas (Hungarian Miklós Czech Mikuláš).

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

Similar surnames: Mikus, Mikos, Mike, Mikel, Miles, Mikles, Mies, Miklas, Mikels, Mines

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Where is the Mikes family from?

You can see how Mikes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mikes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mikes families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 8 Mikes families living in Dorset. This was about 29% of all the recorded Mikes's in United Kingdom. Dorset had the highest population of Mikes families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mikes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mikes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mikes. 23% of Mikes men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Mikes women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mikes were Butcher and Seamstress. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Butcher

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Cashier
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mikes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mikes 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 861 immigration records available for the last name Mikes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, 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 Mikes. For the veterans among your Mikes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mikes lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mikes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Mikes in 1949 was 42, and 62 in 2004.

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