Melear Family History

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Melear Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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


Similar surnames: Menear, Clear, Melena, Meyer, Melia, Mehler, Meer, Myler, Minear

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Melear Family Origin

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Melear Family Occupations

What did your Melear ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Melear occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Melear's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Melear family was Wagon Maker. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Melear.

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Wagon Maker

    6%

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

Melear Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Melear Life Expectancy

What is the average Melear lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Melear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Melear in 1965 was 70, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Melear

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melear 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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