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

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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.

Source: Census data for Maes | Data not to scale

Maes Historical Records

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Maes Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maes

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