Mebane Family History

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Mebane Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Scottish McBain.

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

Similar surnames: Mcbane, Mckane, Mease, Mclane, Hane, Dewane, Meine, Menne, Jeane

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Mebane Family Origin

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Mebane Family Occupations

What did your Mebane ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mebane occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Mebane's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mebane family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mebane.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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Mebane Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mebane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mebane 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 279 immigration records available for the last name Mebane. 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 Mebane. For the veterans among your Mebane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mebane Life Expectancy

What is the average Mebane lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mebane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mebane in 1951 was 41, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mebane

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mebane 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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