Meason Family History

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Meason Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Meacham.

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


Similar surnames: Reason, Beason, Mason, Neason, Eason, Deason, Melson, Jenson, Maxon

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Meason Family Origin

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Meason Family Occupations

What did your Meason ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meason. A less common occupation for the Meason family was Clerk In Shipping Factory. The most common Meason occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Meason's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Clerk In Shipping Factory

    6%

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

Meason Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meason. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meason census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Meason

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Meason. 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 Meason. For the veterans among your Meason ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meason Life Expectancy

What is the average Meason lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Meason life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Meason in 1961 was 47, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meason

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meason 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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