Meeds Family History

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Meeds Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Meads.

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

Similar surnames: Reeds, Lees, Dees, Meads, Seeds, Meeks, Needs, Meers, Peers, Rees

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Meeds Family Origin

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Meeds Family Occupations

What did your Meeds ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meeds occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Meeds's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meeds. A less common occupation for the Meeds family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Meeds Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Meeds. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meeds 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 245 immigration records available for the last name Meeds. 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 610 military records available for the last name Meeds. For the veterans among your Meeds ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meeds Life Expectancy

What is the average Meeds lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Meeds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Meeds in 1958 was 65, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meeds

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meeds 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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