Meckfessel Family History

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Meckfessel Name Meaning

Southern German: altered form of Methfessel, from Middle High German met ‘mead’ + a diminutive of faz ‘vat’, ‘barrel’, a metonymic occupational name for a brewer of mead, or perhaps a habitational name from a tavern so called.

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


Similar surnames: Kessel, Weckesser, Meisel, Fessel, Schissel, Dressel, Meckler, Meckel

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Meckfessel Family Origin

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Meckfessel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Gardener

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Truckman

    20%

In 1880, the most common Meckfessel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Meckfessel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meckfessel family was Truckman. Farmer, Gardener and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meckfessel.

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Meckfessel Historical Records

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Meckfessel Life Expectancy

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