Meers Name Meaning

English: variant of Mears. Dutch: topographic name from meers(ch) denoting lush, alluvial land by a watercourse.

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


Similar surnames: Meer, Beers, Moers, Mears, Miers, Mars, Peers, Mees, Meeks, Myers

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Meers Family Origin

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Meers Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Brass Finisher

    3%
  • Brassfounder

    3%

In 1881, the most common Meers occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Meers's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Meers family was Brassfounder. Labourer, Annuitant and Brass Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meers.

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Meers Historical Records

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Meers Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Meers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Meers in 1959 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meers

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