Mejia Name Meaning

Spanish (Mejía): probably from a religious byname (possibly under Jewish influence), from a vernacular form of Latin, Greek Messias ‘Messiah’, from Hebrew mašia?h ‘anointed’.

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


Similar surnames: Melia, Maria, Merin, Mejias, Melin, Mena, Feria, Meis, Mesa, Mein

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Mejia Family Origin

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Mejia Family Occupations

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  • Dom Laborer

    11%
  • Domestic Servant

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mejia family was Keeping House. The most common Mejia occupation in the USA was Dom Laborer. 11% of Mejia's were Dom Laborers. Dom Laborer, Domestic Servant and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mejia.

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Mejia Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Mejia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Mejia in 1942 was 32, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mejia

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