Meckstroth Family History

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Meckstroth Name Meaning

German (Westphalia): topographic name for someone living near an area of swampy underbrush or in a hollow, from Meck (probably from the personal name, see Meck) + Low German Strut(h), Stroth ‘underbrush’, ‘hollow’.

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


Similar surnames: Weckwerth, Eckenrode, Rockstroh, Reckart, Hackworth, Meckler, Eckert

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Meckstroth Family Origin

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Meckstroth Family Occupations

What did your Meckstroth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farming, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meckstroth. A less common occupation for the Meckstroth family was Tile-Maker. The most common Meckstroth occupation in the USA was Farming. 38% of Meckstroth's were Farmings.

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  • Farming

    38%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Tile-Maker

    13%

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Meckstroth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meckstroth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meckstroth 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Meckstroth. 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 Meckstroth. For the veterans among your Meckstroth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meckstroth Life Expectancy

What is the average Meckstroth lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Meckstroth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Meckstroth in 1962 was 58, and 26 in 2004.

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