Meixsell Family History

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Meixsell Name Meaning

Probably of German origin: unexplained. Compare Meixell.

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


Similar surnames: Reinsel, Meixell, Meisel, Thissell, Hensell, Hessell, Mizzell

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Meixsell Family Origin

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Meixsell Family Occupations

What did your Meixsell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meixsell occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 40% of Meixsell's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meixsell. A less common occupation for the Meixsell family was Watchman & Sexton.

View Census data for Meixsell | Data not to scale

  • Carpenter

    40%
  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Watchman & Sexton

    20%

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

Meixsell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meixsell Life Expectancy

What is the average Meixsell lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Meixsell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Meixsell in 1959 was 26, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meixsell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meixsell 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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