Meir Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Meyer 2.

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

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Meir Family Origin

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Meir Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Cook

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

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.

Source: Census data for Meir | Data not to scale

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Meir Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meir

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