Maj Name Meaning

Polish: surname adopted with reference to the month of May, Polish maj (see May). Surnames referring to months were sometimes adopted by Jewish converts to Christianity, with reference to the month in which they were baptized or in which the surname was registered.

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


Similar surnames: May, Mao, Mak, Man, Ma, Cap, Max, Ban, Sas, Bar

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Maj Family Origin

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Maj Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Maj family was Laborer. Dress Making and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Maj. The most common Maj occupation in the USA was Dress Making. 33% of Maj's were Dress Makings.

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  • Dress Making

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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Maj Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Maj Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Maj life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Maj in 1959 was 63, and 54 in 2004.

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