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Meiklejohn Family History

Meiklejohn Name Meaning
Scottish: distinguishing name for the largest or eldest (see Mickle) of two or more bearers of the personal name John.

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

53,865 Historical Documents with Meiklejohn on Ancestry.com
10,287 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,286 Military Records
2,493 Immigration Records
12,238 Census and Voter Lists
27,561 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Meiklejohn Families

  • Number of Meiklejohn families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Meiklejohn families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Meiklejohn families
     100 - 198
     34 - 99
     1 - 33
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Meiklejohn Family Origin

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Meiklejohn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Meiklejohn

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Meiklejohn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Meiklejohn census records

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Meiklejohn Civil War Service Records

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