Mehling Family History

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Mehling Name Meaning

German: patronymic from a short form of a compound name formed with mahal ‘gathering place’, ‘court’ (medieval thing) as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Gehring, Uehling, Melling, Gehling, Moehling, Melin, Redling, Emling

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Mehling Family Origin

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Mehling Family Occupations

What did your Mehling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mehling. The most common Mehling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Mehling's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mehling family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Mehling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mehling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mehling 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 Mehling

Passenger List

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

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Mehling Life Expectancy

What is the average Mehling lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mehling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Mehling in 1956 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mehling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mehling 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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