Meinders Family History

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Meinders Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Meinhard (see Meinert).

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


Similar surnames: Reinders, Meiners, Meinert, Mendes, Penders, Enders, Linders, Meiers

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Meinders Family Origin

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Meinders Family Occupations

What did your Meinders ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meinders occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Meinders's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meinders family was Minister. Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Meinders.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Minister

    17%

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

Meinders Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meinders Life Expectancy

What is the average Meinders lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Meinders life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Meinders in 1946 was 28, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meinders

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meinders 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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