Maheu Family History

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Maheu Name Meaning

French: from the female personal name Maheu(t), a cognate of Mathilde, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements maht, meht ‘might’ + hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.

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

Similar surnames: Magel, Mahin, Mabey, Mahieu, Maze, Matey, Masek, Maser, Macek, Marek

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Maheu Family Origin

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Maheu Family Occupations

What did your Maheu ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Maheu family was Farmer. The most common Maheu occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Maheu's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Dress Maker and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maheu.

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  • Carpenter

  • Dress Maker

  • Engineer

  • Farmer


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

Maheu Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Maheu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maheu 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Maheu. 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 503 military records available for the last name Maheu. For the veterans among your Maheu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maheu Life Expectancy

What is the average Maheu lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Maheu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Maheu in 1944 was 33, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maheu

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maheu 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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