Meinen Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Meinen Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Mein. German: variant of Meine 2. Dutch: metronymic from a feminine form of Mein.

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

Similar surnames: Heinen, Meinel, Meine, Meinke, Leinen, Meiner, Merten, Eiben, Menken

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Meinen Family Origin

Where is the Meinen family from?

Meinen Family Occupations

What did your Meinen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Hotel Waiter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meinen. The most common Meinen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Meinen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meinen family was Laborer.

View Census data for Meinen | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Hotel Waiter

  • Laborer


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

Meinen Historical Records

What Meinen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Meinen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meinen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Meinen

Passenger List

There are 512 immigration records available for the last name Meinen. 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.

View all Meinen immigration records

Draft Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Meinen. For the veterans among your Meinen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Meinen military records

You've only scratched the surface of Meinen family history.

Meinen Life Expectancy

What is the average Meinen lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Meinen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Meinen in 1951 was 24, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meinen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meinen 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 Meinen Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name