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Meche Family History

Meche Name Meaning
French (Mèche): nickname from mèche ‘lock (of hair)’, ‘forelock’.

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

28,002 Historical Documents with Meche on Ancestry.com
3,595 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
576 Military Records
133 Immigration Records
2,413 Census and Voter Lists
21,285 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Meche Families

  • Number of Meche families
     33 - 64
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Meche families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Meche last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Meche census records

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Meche Family Origin

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Meche Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Meche 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 Meche

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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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Meche Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Meche census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Meche ancestors, such as occupation.

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Meche Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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