Meiring Family History

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Meiring Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Maiering (Bavaria, Upper Palatinate) or Mairing (Bavaria, Austria).

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

Similar surnames: Mehring, Maring, Melling, Metting, Leising, Merin, Fearing, Moring

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Meiring Family Origin

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Meiring Family Occupations

What did your Meiring ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meiring family was Keeping House. The most common Meiring occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Meiring's were Farmers. Farmer and Gardener were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Meiring.

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  • Farmer

  • Gardener

  • Keeping House


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

Meiring Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 742 census records available for the last name Meiring. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meiring 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 245 immigration records available for the last name Meiring. 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 303 military records available for the last name Meiring. For the veterans among your Meiring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meiring Life Expectancy

What is the average Meiring lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Meiring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Meiring in 1956 was 25, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meiring 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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