Meadow Family History

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Meadow Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow. Compare Mead. The form meadow derives from m?dwe, the dative case of Old English m?d.

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

Similar surnames: Mead, Meader, Shadow, Mears, Yeadon, Meadows, Merrow, Eaton, Kellow

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Meadow Family Origin

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Meadow Family Occupations

What did your Meadow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Meadow family was Fireman C. S. R.. Labourer, Blacksmith and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meadow. The most common Meadow occupation in Canada was Labourer. 40% of Meadow's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Blacksmith

  • Cigar Maker

  • Fireman C. S. R.


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Meadow ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Meadow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Meadow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meadow 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 927 immigration records available for the last name Meadow. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Meadow. For the veterans among your Meadow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meadow Life Expectancy

What is the average Meadow lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Meadow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Meadow in 1943 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meadow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meadow 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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