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Meranda Name Meaning

Italian: probably a variant of Miranda.

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


Similar surnames: Mirenda, Merenda, Miranda, Merante, Prada, Marando, Morandi, Morando

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Where is the Meranda family from?

You can see how Meranda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Meranda family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Meranda families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Meranda families living in Indiana. This was about 75% of all the recorded Meranda's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Meranda families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Meranda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Meranda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Meranda. 37% of Meranda men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Meranda women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Meranda were Clerk and Saleslady.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    9%
  • Costurera En Su Hogar
    9%
  • Operator
    7%
  • Saleslady
    7%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Meranda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meranda census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 939 immigration records available for the last name Meranda. 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 Cards

There are 673 military records available for the last name Meranda. For the veterans among your Meranda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Meranda lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Meranda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Meranda in 1963 was 75, and 82 in 2004.

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