Macon Name Meaning

(Maçon): occupational name for a mason, French maçon. habitational name from places so called in Saône-et-Loire, Allier, Aube, the Côte d’Or, Gers, and Deux-Sères. from the old oblique form of a Germanic personal name Mako, from Mago, a short form of a compound name formed with maht ‘strength’, ‘power’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Maron, Marcon, Malon, Bacon, Mason, Machon, Mayon, Marton, Mahon

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Macon Family Origin

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Macon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Macon. A less common occupation for the Macon family was Keeping House. The most common Macon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Macon's were Farmers.

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Macon Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Macon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Macon in 1945 was 41, and 62 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macon

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