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Madaras Name Meaning

Hungarian: occupational name for a fowler from madár ‘bird’ (see Madar ). This surname is also found in Romania Serbia (Vojvodina) and Slovakia. In Slovakia it is also spelled Madarás in Serbia Madaraš. Probably also an American shortened form of Hungarian Madarasi: habitational name for someone from Madaras in Bács-Kiskun County or from any of various Szekler villages so called in Transylvania.

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


Similar surnames: Madar, Madaris, Madera, Maras, Mars, Matarese, Madara, Malara, Mara

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Where is the Madaras family from?

You can see how Madaras families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Madaras family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Madaras families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Madaras families living in Indiana. This was about 90% of all the recorded Madaras's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Madaras families in 1880.
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What did your Madaras ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Madaras. 28% of Madaras men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
    28%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Truck Driver
    17%
  • Salesman
    12%
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Census Records

There are 776 census records available for the last name Madaras. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Madaras 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 236 immigration records available for the last name Madaras. 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 360 military records available for the last name Madaras. For the veterans among your Madaras ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Madaras lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Madaras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Madaras in 1963 was 84, and 74 in 2003.

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