Meins Family History

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Meins Name Meaning

German: variant of Meints.

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


Similar surnames: Meis, Mein, Meiss, Beins, Meine, Heins, Mews, Geiss, Deiss, Weins

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Meins Family Origin

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Meins Family Occupations

What did your Meins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Black Smith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meins. A less common occupation for the Meins family was Drayman. The most common Meins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Meins's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Black Smith

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Drayman

    6%

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

Meins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meins 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Meins. 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 Meins. For the veterans among your Meins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meins Life Expectancy

What is the average Meins lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Meins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Meins in 1960 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meins 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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