Meinking Family History

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Meinking Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Meinke, pet form of Mein 1.

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


Similar surnames: Reinking, Mensing, Benning, Beining, Minkin, Meinen, Menken, Denkins

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Meinking Family Origin

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Meinking Family Occupations

What did your Meinking ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meinking occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Meinking's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Grocer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meinking. A less common occupation for the Meinking family was Saloon Keeper.

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Grocer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Saloon Keeper

    25%

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

Meinking Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Meinking. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Meinking. For the veterans among your Meinking ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meinking Life Expectancy

What is the average Meinking lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Meinking life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Meinking in 1963 was 67, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meinking

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meinking 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 Meinking Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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