Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Meiggs Family Origin

Where is the Meiggs family from?

Meiggs Family Occupations

What did your Meiggs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meiggs family was Gardner. The most common Meiggs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Meiggs's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meiggs.

View Census data for Meiggs | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Gardner

    6%

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

Meiggs Historical Records

What Meiggs family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Meiggs. 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.

View all Meiggs immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Meiggs. For the veterans among your Meiggs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Meiggs military records

You've only scratched the surface of Meiggs family history.

Meiggs Life Expectancy

What is the average Meiggs lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Meiggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Meiggs in 1962 was 84, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meiggs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meiggs 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.

Famous Meiggs Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Look up another name