Mey Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and German: variant spelling of May or Mei.

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


Similar surnames: May, Ney, Rey, Ey, Wey, Moy, Mei, Ley, Meyn, Hey

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Mey Family Origin

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Mey Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

In 1881, the most common Mey occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 50% of Mey's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mey.

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Mey Historical Records

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Mey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Mey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mey in 1951 was 45, and 52 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mey

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