Maes Family History

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Maes Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Maas 1. Spanish: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Maese.

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


Similar surnames: Maez, Maese, Manes, Mues, Moes, Mae, Raes, Mees, Mans, Mies

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Maes Family Origin

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Maes Family Occupations

What did your Maes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maes. The most common Maes occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Maes's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Maes family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Maes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Maes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Maes

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Maes. 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 Maes. For the veterans among your Maes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maes Life Expectancy

What is the average Maes lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Maes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Maes in 1950 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maes 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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