Maia Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from any of several places named Maia, especially one in Porto. Catalan (Maià): habitational name from Maià de Montcal, a village in Girona, or any of several other places named with Maià, which is of pre-Roman origin.

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

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Maia Family Origin

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Maia Family Occupations

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  • Confectioner

    50%
  • Iron Moulder

    50%

In 1880, the most common Maia occupation in the USA was Confectioner. 50% of Maia's were Confectioners. Confectioner and Iron Moulder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Maia.

Source: Census data for Maia | Data not to scale

Maia Historical Records

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Maia Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Maia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Maia in 1964 was 84, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maia

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