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Male Family History

Male Name Meaning
English: nickname for a virile man, from Middle English male ‘masculine’ (Old French masle, madle, Latin masculus).Belgian (van Male): habitational name from any of a number of places in Flanders named Male.

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

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59,152 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,001 Military Records
7,263 Immigration Records
56,357 Census and Voter Lists
138,820 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Male Families

  • Number of Male families
     62 - 122
     21 - 61
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Male families
     257 - 512
     86 - 256
     1 - 85
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Male last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Male census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Male Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Male families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Male Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Male families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Male

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Male Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Male census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Male ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Male Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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