Meunier Family History

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Meunier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a miller, meunier (Old French mounier, from an agent derivative of Latin molina ‘mill’).

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

Similar surnames: Munier, Messier, Manier, Monnier, Mercier, Denier, Prunier, Menger

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Meunier Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Meunier name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Meunier. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Meunier Family Origin

Where is the Meunier family from?

Meunier Family Occupations

What did your Meunier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meunier family was Clerk In Grocery. The most common Meunier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Meunier's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meunier.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Clerk In Grocery


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

Meunier Historical Records

What Meunier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Meunier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meunier 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Meunier. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Meunier. For the veterans among your Meunier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meunier Life Expectancy

What is the average Meunier lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Meunier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Meunier in 1941 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meunier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meunier 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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