Maben Family History

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Maben Name Meaning

Scottish: from the medieval personal name Maban, Mabon, which is from an ancient British personal name (Old Welsh Maponos ‘great son’). This is found as an element in Scottish place names of Brythonic origin.

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

Similar surnames: Mabon, Mabe, Mabey, Mann, Maren, Raben, Babel, Mayen, Marien, Babe

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Maben Family Origin

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Maben Family Occupations

What did your Maben ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Maben occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Maben's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Maben family was Deputy Co. Treasurer. Farmer, Laborer and County Treasurer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maben.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • County Treasurer

  • Deputy Co. Treasurer


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

Maben Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Maben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maben census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 773 immigration records available for the last name Maben. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Maben. For the veterans among your Maben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maben Life Expectancy

What is the average Maben lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Maben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Maben in 1953 was 67, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maben

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maben 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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