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Me Family History

Me Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: He, Ma, Mei, Mo, Ge, Re, Ye, Mew, Oe, Mee

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Where is the Me family from?

You can see how Me families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Me family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Me families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Me families living in Quebec. This was about 38% of all the recorded Me's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Me families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Me surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Me ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cook and Chasse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Me. 50% of Me men worked as a Cook and 100% of Me women worked as a Chasse. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cook
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Chasse
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What Me family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Me. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Me census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Me. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Me. For the veterans among your Me ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Me lifespan?

Average Me life expectancy in 1999 was 81 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 75.

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