Meaders Family History

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Meaders Name Meaning

English: variant of or patronymic from Meader.

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

Similar surnames: Meadors, Medders, Leaders, Deavers, Meyers, Meador, Mayers, Meeder

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Meaders Family Origin

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Meaders Family Occupations

What did your Meaders ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meaders. The most common Meaders occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Meaders's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meaders family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Meaders Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Meaders. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meaders census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 364 immigration records available for the last name Meaders. 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 914 military records available for the last name Meaders. For the veterans among your Meaders ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meaders Life Expectancy

What is the average Meaders lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Meaders life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Meaders in 1950 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meaders

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meaders 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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