Machen Family History

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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 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Machen. 25% of Machen men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Machen women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Machen were Salesman and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Machen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Machen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Machen 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Machen. 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 30,000 military records available for the last name Machen. For the veterans among your Machen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Machen Life Expectancy

What is the average Machen lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, 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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