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Mecham Family History

Mecham Name Meaning
Variant of English Meacham.

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

134,177 Historical Documents with Mecham on Ancestry.com
16,595 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,385 Military Records
1,080 Immigration Records
14,740 Census and Voter Lists
99,377 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mecham Families

  • Number of Mecham families
     32 - 61
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mecham families
     32 - 61
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mecham families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Mecham census records

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Mecham Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Mecham families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Mecham Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Mecham families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Mecham

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Mecham Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mecham census records

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Mecham Civil War Service Records

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