Meeler Family History

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Meeler Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Mellor. Compare Mealor, Mealer.

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


Similar surnames: Mealer, Keeler, Peeler, Meeder, Meller, Menser, Mehler, Mesler

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Meeler Family Origin

Where is the Meeler family from?

Meeler Family Occupations

What did your Meeler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meeler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Meeler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meeler family was Laborer. Farmer, Farms and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meeler.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farms

    25%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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

Meeler Historical Records

What Meeler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meeler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meeler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Meeler

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Meeler. 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 Meeler. For the veterans among your Meeler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meeler Life Expectancy

What is the average Meeler lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Meeler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Meeler in 1955 was 62, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meeler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meeler 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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