Mejia Family History

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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

What did your Mejia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mejia. 30% of Mejia men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Mejia women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mejia were Farm Laborer and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Labrador
  • Orange Picker
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Operator
  • Housewife
  • Seamstress

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

Mejia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Mejia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mejia 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 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Mejia. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mejia. For the veterans among your Mejia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mejia Life Expectancy

What is the average Mejia lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mejia

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mejia 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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