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Meriweather Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Merriweather.

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


Similar surnames: Meriwether, Merryweather, Merriwether, Merriweather, Mayweather

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Meriweather Family Origin

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Meriweather Family Occupations

What did your Meriweather ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meriweather. A less common occupation for the Meriweather family was H K. The most common Meriweather occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Meriweather's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • H K

    5%

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

Meriweather Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meriweather Life Expectancy

What is the average Meriweather lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Meriweather life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Meriweather in 1963 was 53, and 67 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meriweather

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meriweather 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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