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Meeder Name Meaning

English: variant of Meader .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Leeder, Meeler, Reeder, Maeder, Meder, Weeder, Meader, Menser, Meaker

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Where is the Meeder family from?

You can see how Meeder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Meeder family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Meeder families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Meeder families living in Vermont. This was about 28% of all the recorded Meeder's in USA. Vermont had the highest population of Meeder families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Meeder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Meeder ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Meeder. 25% of Meeder men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Meeder women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Meeder were Electrician and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Electrician

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Farmer
  • Waitress
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meeder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meeder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 278 immigration records available for the last name Meeder. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 654 military records available for the last name Meeder. For the veterans among your Meeder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Meeder lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Meeder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Meeder in 1958 was 46, and 43 in 2004.

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