Meise Name Meaning

German: nickname, probably for someone who was agile, from Middle High German meise ‘titmouse’; or perhaps in some cases a metonymic occupational name for a fowler (a bird catcher). German: habitational name from any of several places called Meise or Meisa. German: occupational name for someone who made panniers or used one in his work, Middle High German meise. Dutch: variant of Meis 4.

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

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Meise Family Origin

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Meise Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Stair Builder

    5%

In 1880, the most common Meise occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 10% of Meise's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Meise family was Stair Builder. Keeping House, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meise.

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Meise Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Meise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Meise in 1962 was 71, and 92 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meise

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