Meilinger Family History

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Meilinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of several places named Meiling or Meilingen in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Meisinger, Zeilinger, Mellinger, Meidinger, Weidinger, Mehringer

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Meilinger Family Origin

Where is the Meilinger family from?

Meilinger Family Occupations

What did your Meilinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Assembler were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Meilinger. 18% of Meilinger men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Meilinger women worked as an Assembler. Some less common occupations for Americans named Meilinger were Farmer and Practical Nursing

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Butcher
  • Salesman
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Assembler
  • Dressmaker
  • Maid
  • Practical Nursing

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

Meilinger Historical Records

What Meilinger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 431 census records available for the last name Meilinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meilinger 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 233 immigration records available for the last name Meilinger. 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 511 military records available for the last name Meilinger. For the veterans among your Meilinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meilinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Meilinger lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Meilinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Meilinger in 1958 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meilinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meilinger 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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