Meile Family History

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Meile Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a short form of any of several Germanic personal names formed with mag- ‘might’ or mag ‘kinsman’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Merle, Mehle, Meise, Heine, Mense, Meili, Melle, Deike, Wehle, Maile

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Meile Family Origin

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Meile Family Occupations

What did your Meile ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Dyer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Meile. 7% of Meile men worked as a Dyer and 15% of Meile women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Meile were Laborer and Commercial Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Dyer
    7%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Foreman
    5%
  • Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Cigar Maker
    8%
  • Commercial Teacher
    8%

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

Meile Historical Records

What Meile family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Meile. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meile 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 359 immigration records available for the last name Meile. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Meile. For the veterans among your Meile ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meile Life Expectancy

What is the average Meile lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Meile life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Meile in 1944 was 60, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meile

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meile 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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