Mealing Family History

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Mealing Name Meaning

English (Avon): unexplained; possibly a variant of Melling.

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

Similar surnames: Melling, Selling, Hearing, Fearing, Medlin, Edling, Meakin, Gelling

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Mealing Family Origin

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Mealing Family Occupations

What did your Mealing ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mealing occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Mealing's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Mealing family was Labourer. Coal Miner, Laundress and Chairmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mealing.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Laundress

  • Chairmaker

  • Labourer


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

Mealing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Mealing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mealing 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 716 immigration records available for the last name Mealing. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Mealing. For the veterans among your Mealing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mealing Life Expectancy

What is the average Mealing lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mealing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Mealing in 1951 was 51, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mealing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mealing 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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