Meinzer Family History

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Meinzer Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of several places named Meins or Meinsen. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Mainzer.

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

Similar surnames: Mainzer, Metzer, Leiner, Medinger, Menzer, Feiner, Linzer, Meltzer

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Meinzer Family Origin

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Meinzer Family Occupations

What did your Meinzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meinzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Meinzer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meinzer. A less common occupation for the Meinzer family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Meinzer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Meinzer Historical Records

What Meinzer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meinzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meinzercensus 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 476 immigration records available for the last name Meinzer. 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 636 military records available for the last name Meinzer. For the veterans among your Meinzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meinzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Meinzer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Meinzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Meinzer in 1959 was 65, and 43 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meinzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meinzer 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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