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Madera Family History

Madera Name Meaning
Spanish and Asturian-Leonese: from madera ‘wood’, ‘timber’ (from Late Latin materia), probably applied as a topographic name or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example La Madera in Asturies.Czech (Madera): ethnic name from an old word for a Hungarian (see Magyar).

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

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Name Distribution of Madera Families

  • Number of Madera families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Madera families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Madera last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Madera Family Origin

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Madera Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Madera

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Madera Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Madera census records

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Madera Civil War Service Records

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