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Machi Family History

Machi Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily; also Machì): unexplained. Japanese: written 町 ‘town’ or ‘street’. It is not common in Japan. Some occurrences in America could be shortened versions of longer names beginning with this element.

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


Similar surnames: Mach, Maki, Macht, Mack, Macho, Maggi, Marti, Mauri, Macri, Ouchi

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Where is the Machi family from?

You can see how Machi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Machi family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Machi families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Machi family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Machi's in USA. New York had the highest population of Machi families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Machi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Machi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Machi. 37% of Machi men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Machi women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Machi were Barber and Dressmaker. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Peddler
    11%
  • Butcher
    11%
  • Barber
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    30%
  • Bookkeeper
    30%
  • Seamstress
    20%
  • Dressmaker
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Machi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Machi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 813 immigration records available for the last name Machi. 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 Cards

There are 180 military records available for the last name Machi. For the veterans among your Machi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Machi lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Machi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Machi in 1961 was 43, and 93 in 2004.

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