Meisenheimer Family History

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Meisenheimer Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Meisenheim in the Palatinate.

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


Similar surnames: Veitenheimer, Meisenhelder, Reinheimer, Weinheimer, Westheimer

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Meisenheimer Family Origin

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Meisenheimer Family Occupations

What did your Meisenheimer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meisenheimer. A less common occupation for the Meisenheimer family was Boot/Shoe Maker. The most common Meisenheimer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Meisenheimer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Boot/Shoe Maker

    7%

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

Meisenheimer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meisenheimer Life Expectancy

What is the average Meisenheimer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Meisenheimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Meisenheimer in 1953 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meisenheimer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meisenheimer 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 Meisenheimer Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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