Macht Family History

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Macht Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name formed with macht ‘might’, ‘power’ as the first element. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or nickname from German Macht ‘power’.

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


Similar surnames: Nacht, Mach, Dachs, Macho, Hecht, Recht, Machi, Licht, Sachs, Masch

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Macht Family Origin

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Macht Family Occupations

What did your Macht ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Macht family was Machinist. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Macht. The most common Macht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Macht's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Machinist

    13%

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

Macht Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Macht. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Macht 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Macht. 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 Macht. For the veterans among your Macht ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Macht Life Expectancy

What is the average Macht lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Macht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Macht in 1953 was 70, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macht

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Macht 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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