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Mejia Family History

Mejia Name Meaning
Spanish (Mejía): probably from a religious byname (possibly under Jewish influence), from a vernacular form of Latin, Greek Messias ‘Messiah’, from Hebrew mašia?h ‘anointed’.

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

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341,471 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,203 Military Records
12,474 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Mejia Families

  • Number of Mejia families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mejia Family Origin

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Mejia Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mejia

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Mejia Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mejia census records

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Mejia Civil War Service Records

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