Meiklejohn Family History

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Meiklejohn Name Meaning

Scottish: distinguishing name for the largest or eldest (see Mickle) of two or more bearers of the personal name John.

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


Similar surnames: Littlejohn, Milleson, Embleton, Millen, Dejohn, Meikle, Zeledon

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Meiklejohn Family Origin

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Meiklejohn Family Occupations

What did your Meiklejohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meiklejohn family was Foreman Founder. The most common Meiklejohn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Meiklejohn's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Color Mixer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meiklejohn.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Color Mixer

    8%
  • Foreman Founder

    8%

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

Meiklejohn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meiklejohn Life Expectancy

What is the average Meiklejohn lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Meiklejohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Meiklejohn in 1962 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meiklejohn 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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