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Maya Family History

Maya Name Meaning
Spanish (from Basque): habitational name from Maya del Baztán in Navarre province, from Basque Amaiur.

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

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91,943 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,118 Military Records
2,867 Immigration Records
12,410 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Maya Families

  • Number of Maya families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Maya families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Maya last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Maya census records

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Maya 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 Maya 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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Maya Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Maya 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 Maya

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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.

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Maya Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Maya census records

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

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

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Maya 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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