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Meylor Name Meaning

English: variant of Mailer . Welsh: from the Middle Welsh personal name Meilyr (British Celtic Maglorīx from elements meaning ‘prince’ + ‘king’). The name of the Breton saint Maglorius is a Latinized form of this. The name has also been Gaelicized as Mac Maoilir.

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


Similar surnames: Mellor, Paylor, Medler, Taylor, Mellon, Mayor, Naylor, Meloy, Myler

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Where is the Meylor family from?

You can see how Meylor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Meylor family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Meylor families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Meylor families living in Louisiana. This was about 35% of all the recorded Meylor's in USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Meylor families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Meylor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Meylor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Meylor. 100% of Meylor men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Meylor women worked as a Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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What Meylor family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 825 census records available for the last name Meylor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meylor 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 53 immigration records available for the last name Meylor. 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 103 military records available for the last name Meylor. For the veterans among your Meylor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Meylor lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Meylor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Meylor in 1963 was 73, and 85 in 2004.

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