Meece Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Meece in Staffordshire, named in Old English with meos ‘moss’. Possibly a variant of Dutch Meese.

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


Similar surnames: Meese, Meech, Leese, Mele, Bence, Meers, Leece, Merle, Beene, Meek

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Meece Family Origin

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Meece Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meece family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meece. The most common Meece occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Meece's were Farmers.

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Meece Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Meece life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Meece in 1940 was 26, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meece

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