Meylor Family History

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Meylor Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an enameler, from Middle English ameillur, Old French esmailleur (see Mailer). English and Welsh: from the Welsh personal name Meilyr. Scottish: habitational name from Mailer in Forteviot, Perthshire.

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


Similar surnames: Mellor, Paylor, Medler, Taylor, Mellon, Mayor, Naylor, Meloy, Myler

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Meylor Family Origin

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Meylor Family Occupations

What did your Meylor ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Behinder In Tinworks and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Meylor. 8% of Meylor men worked as a Behinder In Tinworks and 47% of Meylor women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Meylor were Crane Driver At Steel Works and Hd Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Behinder In Tinworks
    8%
  • Builder Labourer
    8%
  • Col black white Ethel Process Engraving
    8%
  • Crane Driver At Steel Works
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    47%
  • Church Cleaner
    8%
  • Confection Shop Ass
    8%
  • Hd Unpaid
    8%

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

Meylor Historical Records

What Meylor family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 825 census records available for the last name Meylor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meylor 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 53 immigration records available for the last name Meylor. 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 103 military records available for the last name Meylor. For the veterans among your Meylor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meylor Life Expectancy

What is the average Meylor lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Meylor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Meylor in 1963 was 73, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meylor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meylor 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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