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Meech Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English meche ‘sword blade’ (Old English mēce).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Keech, Meece, Reach, Leech, Peach, Weech, Leach, Beach, Tench, Beech

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Where is the Meech family from?

You can see how Meech families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Meech family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Meech families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 11 Meech families living in Ontario. This was about 48% of all the recorded Meech's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Meech families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Meech surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Meech ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Meech. 67% of Meech men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Income
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Meech. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meech 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Meech. 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 Meech. For the veterans among your Meech ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Meech lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Meech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Meech in 1948 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

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