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Where is the Means family from?
You can see how Means families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Means family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Means families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 71 Means families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 29% of all the recorded Means's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Means families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Means surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Means. 18% of Means men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Means women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Means were Farming and Housewife. .