Meridieth Family History

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Meridieth 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: Merideth, Meridith, Meredith, Verdier, Bridgett, Berreth, Hereth

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Meridieth Family Origin

Where is the Meridieth family from?

Meridieth Family Occupations

What did your Meridieth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House and Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Meridieth. A less common occupation for the Meridieth family was Works On Farm. The most common Meridieth occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Meridieth's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Miner

    33%
  • Works On Farm

    33%

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

Meridieth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meridieth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meridieth 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 Meridieth

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Meridieth. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Meridieth. For the veterans among your Meridieth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meridieth Life Expectancy

What is the average Meridieth lifespan?

Between 1976 and 2003, in the United States, Meridieth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Meridieth in 1976 was 54, and 71 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meridieth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meridieth 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.

Famous Meridieth Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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