Maize Family History

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Maize Name Meaning

Respelling of English Mayze, a patronymic or variant form of May.

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

Similar surnames: Maze, Maine, Maike, Marte, Maye, Saile, Baile, Mazzei, Maire, Gaige

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Maize Family Origin

Where is the Maize family from?

Maize Family Occupations

What did your Maize ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maize. The most common Maize occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Maize's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Maize family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Maize Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Maize. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maize 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 338 immigration records available for the last name Maize. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Maize. For the veterans among your Maize ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maize Life Expectancy

What is the average Maize lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Maize life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Maize in 1955 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maize

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maize 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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