Mee Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McNamee or Meehan. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Miadhaigh ‘descendant of Miadhach’, a byname meaning ‘honorable’. French (Mée): habitational name from places called (Le) Mée in Mayenne, Eure-et-Loir, and Seine-et-Marne, derived from Old French me(i)s ‘farmstead’ (Latin mansus).

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


Similar surnames: Gee, Fee, Lee, Nee, Mele, Hee, Ree, Bee, Dee, Mew

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Mee Family Origin

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Mee Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mee. 17% of Mee men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Mee women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mee were Clerk and Inspector

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    10%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Waitress
    7%
  • Inspector
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mee Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Mee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mee 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

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Mee. For the veterans among your Mee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mee Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mee in 1941 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

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