Mierau Family History

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Mierau Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place named Mierau (West Prussia), Mirau (East Prussia, Posen), or Mirow (several examples in Mecklenberg). This was one of the German names established in Ukraine in the 19th century.

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

Similar surnames: Miera, Lienau, Liebau, Mira, Mera, Mieras, Mier, Lier, Riera, Miura

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Mierau Family Origin

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Mierau Family Occupations

What did your Mierau ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Asbestos Sheeter (heavy Worker) and Unpaid Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mierau. 50% of Mierau men worked as an Asbestos Sheeter (heavy Worker)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Asbestos Sheeter (heavy Worker)
  • Casual Night Watch

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Mierau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mierau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mierau 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 308 immigration records available for the last name Mierau. 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 279 military records available for the last name Mierau. For the veterans among your Mierau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mierau Life Expectancy

What is the average Mierau lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Mierau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Mierau in 1965 was 74, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mierau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mierau 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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