Meka Family History

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Meka Name Meaning

Indian (Andhra Pradesh): Hindu name from Telugu meka ‘goat’.

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

Similar surnames: Meda, Mega, Mesa, Melka, Mika, Mena, Mera, Maka, Melko, Cesa

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Meka Family Origin

Where is the Meka family from?

Meka Family Occupations

What did your Meka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Meka. 37% of Meka men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labor
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Packer

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

Meka Historical Records

What Meka family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Meka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meka 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 114 immigration records available for the last name Meka. 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 203 military records available for the last name Meka. For the veterans among your Meka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meka Life Expectancy

What is the average Meka lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Meka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Meka in 1957 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meka 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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