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Meunier Name Meaning

French and Walloon: occupational name for a miller meunier (Old French mounier from an agent derivative of Latin molina ‘mill’). Compare Menier Miller and Monier Altered form of French Mignier (see Minier ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Munier, Messier, Manier, Monnier, Mercier, Denier, Prunier, Menger

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Where is the Meunier family from?

You can see how Meunier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Meunier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Meunier families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 1,021 Meunier families living in Quebec. This was about 89% of all the recorded Meunier's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Meunier families in 1911.
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What did your Meunier ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Couturire were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Meunier. 25% of Meunier men worked as a Cultivateur and 42% of Meunier women worked as a Couturire. Some less common occupations for Americans named Meunier were Commis and Modiste. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Journalier
  • Farmer
  • Commis

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Couturire
  • Cultivateur
  • Revenue
  • Modiste
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Meunier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meunier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Meunier. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Meunier. For the veterans among your Meunier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Meunier lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Meunier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Meunier in 1941 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

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