Meffert Family History

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Meffert Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements mahti ‘strength’, ‘might’ + frithu ‘peace’.

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


Similar surnames: Leffert, Eifert, Hoffert, Reffett, Neifert, Hergert, Herbert, Meinert

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Meffert Family Origin

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Meffert Family Occupations

What did your Meffert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meffert family was Baker. The most common Meffert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Meffert's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meffert.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Saloon Keeper

    8%
  • Baker

    4%

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

Meffert Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meffert Life Expectancy

What is the average Meffert lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Meffert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Meffert in 1963 was 80, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meffert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meffert 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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