Mainz Family History

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Mainz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Mainz in Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Hain, Maine, Mains, Mann, Maline, Meitz, Prinz, Kain, Banz, Fain

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Mainz Family Origin

Where is the Mainz family from?

Mainz Family Occupations

What did your Mainz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mainz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Mainz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mainz family was Keeping House. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mainz.

View Census data for Mainz | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    24%
  • Cigar Maker

    12%
  • Gardner

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Mainz Historical Records

What Mainz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mainz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mainz 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 Mainz

Passenger List

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

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Mainz Life Expectancy

What is the average Mainz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mainz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mainz in 1962 was 86, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mainz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mainz 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.

Famous Mainz Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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