Meir Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Meyer 2.

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


Similar surnames: Meier, Meer, Mair, Feig, Wein, Mein, Moir, Meis, Weil, Ber

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Meir Family Origin

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Meir Family Occupations

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  • Grocer

    38%
  • F.

    25%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Labourer

    13%

In 1881, grocer, F. and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meir. A less common occupation for the Meir family was Labourer. The most common Meir occupation in Canada was Grocer. 38% of Meir's were Grocers.

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Meir Historical Records

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Meir Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Meir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Meir in 1962 was 74, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meir

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