Meakin Family History

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Meakin Name Meaning

English (chiefly Nottinghamshire): variant of Makin 1.

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


Similar surnames: Deakin, Eakin, Meekins, Makin, Merkin, Etkin, Dakin, Jenkin, Markin

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Meakin Family Origin

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Meakin Family Occupations

What did your Meakin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meakin occupation in the USA was House Painter. 13% of Meakin's were House Painters. House Painter, Bookkeeper and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meakin. A less common occupation for the Meakin family was City Laborer.

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  • House Painter

    13%
  • Bookkeeper

    6%
  • Brick Mason

    6%
  • City Laborer

    6%

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

Meakin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meakin Life Expectancy

What is the average Meakin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Meakin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Meakin in 1963 was 83, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meakin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meakin 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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