Meda Family History

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Meda Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from Meda, a village in Galicia. Indian (Andhra Pradesh): Hindu name from Telugu me?da ‘mansion’.

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

Similar surnames: Meka, Mera, Seda, Cea, Ueda, Mesa, Medal, Dada, Mena, Maia

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Meda Family Origin

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Meda Family Occupations

What did your Meda ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meda occupation in the USA was Black Smith. 20% of Meda's were Black Smiths. Black Smith, Dealer In Fruit Fa. and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meda. A less common occupation for the Meda family was Fisherman.

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  • Black Smith

  • Dealer In Fruit Fa.

  • Farmer

  • Fisherman


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

Meda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Meda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meda 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 864 immigration records available for the last name Meda. 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 163 military records available for the last name Meda. For the veterans among your Meda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meda Life Expectancy

What is the average Meda lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Meda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Meda in 1963 was 81, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meda

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meda 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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