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Meijer Family History

Meijer Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Meyer.

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


Similar surnames: Meier, Mester, Meiner, Meir, Seiber, Mehner, Reiser, Geimer, Leifer

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Where is the Meijer family from?

You can see how Meijer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Meijer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Meijer families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 6 Meijer families living in Michigan. This was about 55% of all the recorded Meijer's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Meijer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Meijer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Meijer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Teacher was the top reported job for people in the US named Meijer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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What Meijer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 963 census records available for the last name Meijer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meijer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Meijer. 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 Cards

There are 70 military records available for the last name Meijer. For the veterans among your Meijer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Meijer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Meijer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Meijer in 1963 was 72, and 84 in 2004.

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