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Maynard Family History

Maynard Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin) and French: from the Continental Germanic personal name Mainard, composed of the elements magin ‘strength’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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345,328 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
34,633 Military Records
18,419 Immigration Records
240,031 Census and Voter Lists
772,762 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Maynard Families

  • Number of Maynard families
     228 - 453
     77 - 227
     1 - 76
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Maynard families
     717 - 1,431
     240 - 716
     1 - 239
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Maynard families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Maynard Family Origin

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Maynard Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Maynard

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Maynard Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Maynard Civil War Service Records

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