Mecum Family History

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Mecum Name Meaning

English or Irish: unexplained. Perhaps an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thom ‘son of Tom’.

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


Similar surnames: Mccrum, Mckim, Marcum, Markum, Sem, Meara, Lecy, Jesus, Hexum

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Mecum Family Origin

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Mecum Family Occupations

What did your Mecum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brick Mason and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mecum. The most common Mecum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Mecum's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mecum family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Brick Mason

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Mecum Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mecum Life Expectancy

What is the average Mecum lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mecum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mecum in 1951 was 69, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mecum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mecum 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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