Meinen Family History

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Meinen Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Mein. German: variant of Meine 2. Dutch: metronymic from a feminine form of Mein.

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

Similar surnames: Heinen, Meinel, Meine, Meinke, Leinen, Meiner, Merten, Eiben, Menken

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Meinen Family Origin

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Meinen Family Occupations

What did your Meinen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Meinen. 31% of Meinen men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Meinen women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Meinen were Farm Laborer and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • New Worker

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

Meinen Historical Records

What Meinen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Meinen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meinen 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 512 immigration records available for the last name Meinen. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Meinen. For the veterans among your Meinen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meinen Life Expectancy

What is the average Meinen lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Meinen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Meinen in 1951 was 24, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meinen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meinen 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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