Merithew Family History

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Merithew Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Merrihew.

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


Similar surnames: Merrithew, Merrihew, Merchen, Meighen, Mathew, Meritt, Meriwether

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Merithew Family Origin

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Merithew Family Occupations

What did your Merithew ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Merithew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Merithew's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Merithew family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merithew.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Merithew Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Merithew Life Expectancy

What is the average Merithew lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Merithew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Merithew in 1962 was 67, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Merithew

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Merithew 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.

Famous Merithew Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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