Meseke Family History

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Meseke Name Meaning

German: probably from a Sorbian personal name, Mesech.

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


Similar surnames: Meseck, Beske, Meske, Neske, Jeske, Pesek, Gieseke, Maske, Meschke

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Meseke Family Origin

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Meseke Family Occupations

What did your Meseke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meseke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Meseke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meseke family was Drygoods Merchant. Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meseke.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Clerk In Store

    10%
  • Drygoods Merchant

    10%

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

Meseke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meseke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meseke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Meseke

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Meseke. 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 Meseke. For the veterans among your Meseke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meseke Life Expectancy

What is the average Meseke lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Meseke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Meseke in 1964 was 69, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meseke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meseke 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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