Meals Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a grinder or seller of flour, Middle English mele.

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


Similar surnames: Mells, Mears, Means, Meas, Wells, Mars, Veale, Seals, Veals, Deal

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Meals Family Origin

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Meals Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Meals occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Meals's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meals. A less common occupation for the Meals family was Keeping House.

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Meals Historical Records

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Meals Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Meals life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Meals in 1956 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meals

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