Mees Family History

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Mees Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal name Bartholomeus (see Bartholomew 1). variant of Maas or Meese 2.

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


Similar surnames: Mies, Dees, Meese, Meis, Mewes, Rees, Kees, Meer, Hees, Lees

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Mees Family Origin

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Mees Family Occupations

What did your Mees ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mees. 28% of Mees men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Mees women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mees were Clerk and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Saleslady
    10%
  • Secretary
    10%
  • Housework
    10%

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

Mees Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Mees. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mees 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mees. 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 Mees. For the veterans among your Mees ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mees Life Expectancy

What is the average Mees lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mees life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Mees in 1959 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

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