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Meece Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Meece in Staffordshire, named in Old English with meos ‘moss’. Possibly a variant of Dutch Meese.

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


Similar surnames: Meese, Meech, Leese, Mele, Bence, Meers, Leece, Merle, Beene, Meek

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Meece Family Origin

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Meece Family Occupations

What did your Meece ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meece. The most common Meece occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Meece's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meece family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Meece Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meece Life Expectancy

What is the average Meece lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Meece life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Meece in 1940 was 26, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meece 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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