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Madaris Name Meaning

Altered form of Portuguese and Galician Medeiros or perhaps of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

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


Similar surnames: Medaris, Madaras, Mcdaris, Maris, Danis, Macari, Duris, Madrid, Aris

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Where is the Madaris family from?

You can see how Madaris families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Madaris family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Madaris families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Madaris families living in North Carolina. This was about 36% of all the recorded Madaris's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Madaris families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Madaris surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Madaris ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Madaris. 32% of Madaris men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Madaris women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Madaris were Switchman and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    19%
  • Switchman
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    50%
  • Saleslady
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Madaris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Madaris 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 51 immigration records available for the last name Madaris. 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 340 military records available for the last name Madaris. For the veterans among your Madaris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Madaris lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Madaris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Madaris in 1954 was 61, and 68 in 2004.

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