Mecum Family History

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Mecum Name Meaning

English or Irish: unexplained. Perhaps an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thom ‘son of Tom’.

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

Similar surnames: Mccrum, Mckim, Marcum, Markum, Sem, Meara, Lecy, Jesus, Hexum

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Mecum Family Origin

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Mecum Family Occupations

What did your Mecum ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mecum. 9% of Mecum men worked as a Salesman and 8% of Mecum women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mecum were New Worker and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Waitress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mecum Historical Records

What Mecum family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mecum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mecum 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 108 immigration records available for the last name Mecum. 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 808 military records available for the last name Mecum. For the veterans among your Mecum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mecum Life Expectancy

What is the average Mecum lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mecum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mecum in 1951 was 69, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mecum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mecum 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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