Meservey Family History

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Meservey Name Meaning

French (Channel Islands): variant of Meserve.

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


Similar surnames: Meserve, Verley, Selvey, Merkey, Jervey, Serven, Mcenerney, Hervey

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Meservey Family Origin

Where is the Meservey family from?

Meservey Family Occupations

What did your Meservey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meservey family was Sailor. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meservey. The most common Meservey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Meservey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Sailor

    5%

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

Meservey Historical Records

What Meservey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meservey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meservey 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 Meservey

Passenger List

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

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Meservey Life Expectancy

What is the average Meservey lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Meservey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Meservey in 1954 was 54, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meservey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meservey 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 Meservey Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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