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Mein Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Maino, Meino, a short form of the various compound names with a first element magin ‘strength’, ‘might’, for example Meinhardt. German: from a byname from Middle High German mein ‘mean’, ‘nasty’. Scottish: variant of Main.

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


Similar surnames: Main, Wein, Lein, Rein, Nein, Mei, Bein, Meis, Dein, Hein

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Mein Family Origin

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Mein Family Occupations

What did your Mein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mein. The most common Mein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Mein's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mein family was Cigar Maker.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%
  • Cigar Maker

    3%

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

Mein Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mein Life Expectancy

What is the average Mein lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Mein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mein in 1953 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mein 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 Mein Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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