Meador Family History

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Meador Name Meaning

English: variant of Meader.

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

Similar surnames: Meadors, Mealor, Meaders, Meeder, Meadows, Meadow, Weadon, Meader

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Meador Family Origin

Where is the Meador family from?

Meador Family Occupations

What did your Meador ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meador family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meador. The most common Meador occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Meador's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Meador Historical Records

What Meador family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meador. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meador 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Meador. 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 Meador. For the veterans among your Meador ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meador Life Expectancy

What is the average Meador lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Meador life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Meador in 1946 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meador

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meador 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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