Meints Family History

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Meints Name Meaning

patronymic from Mein. habitational name from any of several places named Meins or Meinsen.

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


Similar surnames: Meitz, Menta, Meents, Meine, Minto, Reints, Points, Meinen, Eilts

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Meints Family Origin

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Meints Family Occupations

What did your Meints ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meints occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Meints's were Farmers. Farmer, Builder and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meints. A less common occupation for the Meints family was Merchant.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Builder

    20%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Merchant

    20%

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

Meints Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meints Life Expectancy

What is the average Meints lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Meints life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Meints in 1964 was 71, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meints

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meints 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 Meints Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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