Meuer Family History

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Meuer Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Meura near Saalfeld (Thuringia) or Meuro near Wittenberg.

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

Similar surnames: Feuer, Mauer, Leuer, Meer, Deger, Meuser, Heuer, Meier, Eger, Eder

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Meuer Family Origin

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Meuer Family Occupations

What did your Meuer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meuer family was Express. Farmer, Coal Dealer and Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meuer. The most common Meuer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Meuer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Dealer

  • Cutter

  • Express


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

Meuer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meuer Life Expectancy

What is the average Meuer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Meuer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Meuer in 1963 was 67, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meuer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meuer 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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