Meserve Family History

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Meserve Name Meaning

French (Channel Islands; Meservé): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Meservey, Mestre, Menefee, Legere, Esteve, Teselle, Devere, Lesesne

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Meserve Family Origin

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Meserve Family Occupations

What did your Meserve ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meserve family was Laborer. The most common Meserve occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Meserve's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meserve.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Meserve Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meserve Life Expectancy

What is the average Meserve lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Meserve life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Meserve in 1947 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meserve

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meserve 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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