Meir Family History

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Meir Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Meyer 2.

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


Similar surnames: Meier, Meer, Mair, Feig, Wein, Mein, Moir, Meis, Weil, Ber

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Meir Family Origin

Where is the Meir family from?

Meir Family Occupations

What did your Meir ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meir occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Meir's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meir family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meir.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Cook

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Meir Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Meir Life Expectancy

What is the average Meir lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Meir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Meir in 1962 was 74, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meir

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meir 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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