Meinershagen Family History

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Meinershagen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ketterhagen, Sternhagen, Einerson, Verhagen, Steinhagen, Nordhagen

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Meinershagen Family Origin

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Meinershagen Family Occupations

What did your Meinershagen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meinershagen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Meinershagen's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meinershagen. A less common occupation for the Meinershagen family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    29%
  • Cooper

    14%
  • Farming

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Meinershagen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Meinershagen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 682 census records available for the last name Meinershagen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meinershagen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Meinershagen

Passenger List

There are 55 immigration records available for the last name Meinershagen. 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 Card

There are 189 military records available for the last name Meinershagen. For the veterans among your Meinershagen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meinershagen Life Expectancy

What is the average Meinershagen lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Meinershagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Meinershagen in 1957 was 55, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meinershagen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meinershagen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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