Meindl Family History

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Meindl Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of Mein.

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

Similar surnames: Meinel, Reindl, Heindel, Heindl, Meinke, Meinen, Weinel, Reindel

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Meindl Family Origin

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Meindl Family Occupations

What did your Meindl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meindl occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Meindl's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House


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

Meindl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Meindl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meindl 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 656 immigration records available for the last name Meindl. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Meindl. For the veterans among your Meindl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meindl Life Expectancy

What is the average Meindl lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Meindl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Meindl in 1962 was 81, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meindl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meindl 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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