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Machen Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a stonemason, Anglo-Norman French machun, a Norman dialect variant of Old French masson (see Mason).

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


Similar surnames: Machon, Machin, Hache, Mammen, Sachen, Marien, Bacher, Vachon, Mathey

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Machen Family Origin

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Machen Family Occupations

What did your Machen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Machen family was Cooper. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Machen. The most common Machen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Machen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Cooper

    3%

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

Machen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Machen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Machen Life Expectancy

What is the average Machen lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Machen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Machen in 1943 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Machen 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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