Mee Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McNamee or Meehan. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Miadhaigh ‘descendant of Miadhach’, a byname meaning ‘honorable’. French (Mée): habitational name from places called (Le) Mée in Mayenne, Eure-et-Loir, and Seine-et-Marne, derived from Old French me(i)s ‘farmstead’ (Latin mansus).

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

Similar surnames: Gee, Fee, Lee, Nee, Mele, Hee, Ree, Bee, Dee, Mew

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Mee Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mee name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mee. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Italy


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Mee Family Origin

Where is the Mee family from?

Mee Family Occupations

What did your Mee ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mee family was Acteur. Farmer, Farmer Son and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mee. The most common Mee occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Mee's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmer Son

  • Going To School

  • Acteur


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Mee Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Mee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mee 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Mee. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Mee. For the veterans among your Mee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mee Life Expectancy

What is the average Mee lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mee in 1941 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mee 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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