Meiers Family History

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Meiers Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from Meyer.

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


Similar surnames: Meiners, Meier, Meyers, Weiers, Meggers, Miers, Meinert, Eimers

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Meiers Family Origin

Where is the Meiers family from?

Meiers Family Occupations

What did your Meiers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meiers family was Baker. The most common Meiers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Meiers's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Pilot were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meiers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Pilot

    5%
  • Baker

    2%

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

Meiers Historical Records

What Meiers family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Meiers Life Expectancy

What is the average Meiers lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Meiers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Meiers in 1959 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meiers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meiers 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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