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Maita Name Meaning

Southern Italian: probably a variant of Màita (see Maida). This name is now common in Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador. Japanese: ‘rice paddy’; found mostly in western Japan, it is also pronounced as Yoneda, Kometa, and Maida.

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


Similar surnames: Mita, Matta, Aita, Malta, Maida, Maura, Gaeta, Marti, Saito, Marte

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Where is the Maita family from?

You can see how Maita families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maita family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Maita families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Maita family living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Maita's in USA. California had the highest population of Maita families in 1880.
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What did your Maita ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Maita. 21% of Maita men worked as a Laborer and 42% of Maita women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maita were Proprietor and New Worker. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Operator
    17%
  • Barber
    17%
  • Proprietor
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    42%
  • Machine Operator
    25%
  • Clipper
    17%
  • New Worker
    17%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 390 immigration records available for the last name Maita. 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 Cards

There are 227 military records available for the last name Maita. For the veterans among your Maita ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maita lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Maita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Maita in 1959 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

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