Meyn Family History

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Meyn Name Meaning

North German: variant spelling of Mein.

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


Similar surnames: Menn, Heyn, Mein, Mey, Hayn, Beye, Mews, Dein, Merz, Heyne

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Meyn Family Origin

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Meyn Family Occupations

What did your Meyn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Beer Driver and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meyn. A less common occupation for the Meyn family was Carman. The most common Meyn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Meyn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Beer Driver

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carman

    5%

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

Meyn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meyn Life Expectancy

What is the average Meyn lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Meyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Meyn in 1955 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meyn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meyn 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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