Meixell Family History

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Meixell Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Meixl, a pet form of any of various Germanic personal names formed with mag- ‘strength’ or Mag ‘kinsman’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Weinel, Metzel, Heidel, Menzel, Leidel, Meinel, Perrell, Meckel

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Meixell Family Origin

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Meixell Family Occupations

What did your Meixell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meixell. The most common Meixell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Meixell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meixell family was Beer & Wine Wholesale.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Retired Farmer

    10%
  • Beer & Wine Wholesale

    5%

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

Meixell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meixell Life Expectancy

What is the average Meixell lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Meixell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Meixell in 1961 was 49, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meixell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meixell 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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