Meinhardt Family History

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Meinhardt Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Meinhard(t), composed of the elements magin ‘might’, ‘strength’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Reinhardt, Weinhardt, Leonhardt, Neidhardt, Manhardt, Steinhardt

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Meinhardt Family Origin

Where is the Meinhardt family from?

Meinhardt Family Occupations

What did your Meinhardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meinhardt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Meinhardt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meinhardt family was Teamster. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meinhardt.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Teamster


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

Meinhardt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Meinhardt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meinhardt 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Meinhardt. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Meinhardt. For the veterans among your Meinhardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meinhardt Life Expectancy

What is the average Meinhardt lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Meinhardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Meinhardt in 1958 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meinhardt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meinhardt 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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