Medders Family History

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Medders Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a variant of Meadows (see Meadow), reflecting a local pronunciation.

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

Similar surnames: Meaders, Metters, Sodders, Manders, Badders, Sidders, Meyers, Meadors

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Medders Family Origin

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Medders Family Occupations

What did your Medders ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Medders family was Druggist. The most common Medders occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Medders's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Medders.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Druggist


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

Medders Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Medders. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Medders 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 140 immigration records available for the last name Medders. 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 Medders. For the veterans among your Medders ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Medders Life Expectancy

What is the average Medders lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Medders life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Medders in 1953 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Medders 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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