Mecklenburg Family History

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Mecklenburg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): regional name for someone from the province of this name in northern Germany, so called from Old Saxon mikil ‘big’, ‘great’ + burg ‘castle’.

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


Similar surnames: Tecklenburg, Ellenberg, Greenburg, Brandenburg, Hackenburg, Ehrenberg

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Mecklenburg Family Origin

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Mecklenburg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Bankteller

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mecklenburg. The most common Mecklenburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Mecklenburg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mecklenburg family was Bankteller.

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Mecklenburg Historical Records

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Mecklenburg Life Expectancy

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