Meehl Family History

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Meehl Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of Norwegian Mehl.

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

Similar surnames: Muehl, Mehl, Reehl, Merkl, Kiehl, Voehl, Seel, Mees, Meers, Yehl

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Meehl Family Origin

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Meehl Family Occupations

What did your Meehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Baker and Boiler Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Meehl. The most common Meehl occupation in the USA was Baker. 50% of Meehl's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

  • Boiler Maker


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Meehl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Meehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meehl 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 73 immigration records available for the last name Meehl. 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 203 military records available for the last name Meehl. For the veterans among your Meehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meehl Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Meehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Meehl in 1958 was 56, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meehl 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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