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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

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Meininger Family Origin

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Meininger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Stair Builder

    10%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

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Meininger Historical Records

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Meininger Life Expectancy

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