Meiners Family History

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Meiners Name Meaning

Northern German and Dutch: patronymic from Meinert.

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

Similar surnames: Reiners, Meinders, Meiers, Meinert, Meiner, Meinen, Reinders, Miers

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Meiners Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Meiners name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Meiners. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Meiners Family Origin

Where is the Meiners family from?

Meiners Family Occupations

What did your Meiners ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Meiners occupation in the UK was Butter Merchant. 100% of Meiners's were Butter Merchants.

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  • Butter Merchant


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

Meiners Historical Records

What Meiners family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Meiners. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meiners 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Meiners. 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 Meiners. For the veterans among your Meiners ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meiners Life Expectancy

What is the average Meiners lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Meiners life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Meiners in 1947 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meiners

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meiners 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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