Meisner Family History

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Meisner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Meissner.

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


Similar surnames: Reisner, Meisler, Meister, Eisner, Misner, Meixner, Meissner, Meiner

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Meisner Family Origin

Where is the Meisner family from?

Meisner Family Occupations

What did your Meisner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meisner family was Barber. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meisner. The most common Meisner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Meisner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Barber

    3%

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

Meisner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meisner Life Expectancy

What is the average Meisner lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Meisner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Meisner in 1953 was 24, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meisner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meisner 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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