Mah Name Meaning

Chinese and Korean: variant of Ma.

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


Similar surnames: Ma, Mar, Mai, Man, May, Mak, Wah, Mau, Miah, Mae

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Mah Family Origin

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Mah Family Occupations

What did your Mah ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mah family was Laborer. Cook and Gardener were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mah. The most common Mah occupation in the USA was Cook. 33% of Mah's were Cooks.

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  • Cook

    33%
  • Gardener

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

Mah Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Mah Life Expectancy

What is the average Mah lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mah life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mah in 1957 was 36, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mah 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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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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