Meara Name Meaning

Irish: shortened form of O’Meara, a variant of O’Mara.

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

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Meara Family Origin

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Meara Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keeps House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Meara occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Meara's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meara. A less common occupation for the Meara family was Keeps House.

Source: Census data for Meara | Data not to scale

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Meara Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Meara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Meara in 1942 was 41, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meara

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