Meekins Family History

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Meekins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Makin 1.

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


Similar surnames: Makins, Eakins, Jenkins, Meakin, Matkins, Ekins, Deakins, Markins

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Meekins Family Origin

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Meekins Family Occupations

What did your Meekins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meekins family was Fisherman. The most common Meekins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Meekins's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meekins.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Fisherman

    5%

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

Meekins Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meekins Life Expectancy

What is the average Meekins lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Meekins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Meekins in 1944 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meekins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meekins 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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