Mais Name Meaning

German (Maiss): topographic name from Middle High German meiz ‘cleared land’. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Mass, Lais, Meis, Rais, Mas, Main, Mars, Manis, Mar, Mis

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Mais Family Origin

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Mais Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Raising Sheep

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mais family was Raising Sheep. The most common Mais occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Mais's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mais.

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Mais Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Mais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mais in 1960 was 28, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mais

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