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Meburn Family History

Meburn Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Redburn, Hepburn, Milburn, Coburn, Mewborn, Newburn, Pyburn, Amburn

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Where is the Meburn family from?

You can see how Meburn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Meburn family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Meburn families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Meburn family living in Northumberland. This was 100% of all the recorded Meburn's in United Kingdom. Northumberland had the highest population of Meburn families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Meburn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Meburn ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Meburn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 40 census records available for the last name Meburn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meburn 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Meburn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3 military records available for the last name Meburn. For the veterans among your Meburn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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