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Meachem Family Origin

Where is the Meachem family from?

Meachem Family Occupations

What did your Meachem ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meachem occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Meachem's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meachem. A less common occupation for the Meachem family was Physician.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Physician

    4%

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

Meachem Historical Records

What Meachem family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Meachem Life Expectancy

What is the average Meachem lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Meachem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Meachem in 1948 was 43, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meachem

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meachem 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 Meachem Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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