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Meuwissen Name Meaning

Dutch (Mewissen, Meeuwesen, etc.): patronymic from the personal name Meus, Mewis, short forms of Bartholomeus(see Bartholomew).

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


Similar surnames: Teunissen, Meeuwsen, Nellessen, Tennessen, Mussen, Heinsen, Mathisen

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Meuwissen Family Origin

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Meuwissen Family Occupations

What did your Meuwissen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, blacksmith and Gen. Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Meuwissen. The most common Meuwissen occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Meuwissen's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Gen. Store

    50%

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

Meuwissen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meuwissen Life Expectancy

What is the average Meuwissen lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Meuwissen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Meuwissen in 1965 was 66, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meuwissen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meuwissen 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 Meuwissen Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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