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Meriwether Family History

Meriwether Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Merriweather.

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

281,779 Historical Documents with Meriwether on Ancestry.com
12,832 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,872 Military Records
629 Immigration Records
11,838 Census and Voter Lists
253,608 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Meriwether Families

  • Number of Meriwether families
     29 - 56
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Meriwether families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Meriwether last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Meriwether census records

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Meriwether 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 Meriwether families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Meriwether Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Meriwether 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 Meriwether

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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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Meriwether Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Meriwether census records

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

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Meriwether 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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