Meininger Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Meininger Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Meiningen on the Werra river. The place name is derived from a personal name with magin ‘might’, ‘strength’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Reininger, Deininger, Weininger, Menninger, Messinger, Leininger

Ready to discover your family story?

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

Meininger Family Origin

Where is the Meininger family from?

Meininger Family Occupations

What did your Meininger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Stair Builder and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meininger. A less common occupation for the Meininger family was Blacksmith. The most common Meininger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Meininger's were Farmers.

View Census data for Meininger | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    19%
  • Stair Builder

    10%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Meininger Historical Records

What Meininger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meininger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meininger 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 Meininger

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Meininger. 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 Meininger immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Meininger. For the veterans among your Meininger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Meininger military records

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

Meininger Life Expectancy

What is the average Meininger lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Meininger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Meininger in 1957 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meininger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meininger 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 Meininger Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Look up another name