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Mikesh Name Meaning

Americanized form of Hungarian or Czech Mikes .

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


Similar surnames: Mikes, Kokesh, Mines, Mish, Maresh, Mesh, Mikus, Fikes, Sites, Giesy

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Where is the Mikesh family from?

You can see how Mikesh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mikesh family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mikesh families were found in USA in 1920. In 1841 there were 2 Mikesh families living in Perthshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Mikesh's in Scotland. Perthshire had the highest population of Mikesh families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mikesh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mikesh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mikesh. 58% of Mikesh men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Mikesh women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mikesh were Proprietor and Laundress. .

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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
    58%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    31%
  • Housekeeper
    24%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Laundress
    16%
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What Mikesh family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mikesh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mikesh 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 50 immigration records available for the last name Mikesh. 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 147 military records available for the last name Mikesh. For the veterans among your Mikesh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mikesh lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Mikesh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Mikesh in 1964 was 87, and 72 in 2004.

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