Mey Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and German: variant spelling of May or Mei.

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

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Mey Family Origin

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Mey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Iron Moulder

    10%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Bookkeeper

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mey family was Bookkeeper. Farmer, Iron Moulder and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mey. The most common Mey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Mey's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Mey | Data not to scale

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Mey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Mey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mey in 1951 was 45, and 52 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mey

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