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Madison Name Meaning

English: metronymic from the medieval female personal name Madde, a form of Maud (see Mould 1) or Magdalen (see Maudlin).

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


Similar surnames: Malson, Mapson, Addison, Mattison, Mathison, Maimon, Faison, Marrison

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Madison Family Origin

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Madison Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Madison family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Madison. The most common Madison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Madison's were Farmers.

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Madison Historical Records

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Madison Life Expectancy

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Famous Madison Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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