Majer Family History

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Majer Name Meaning

Polish, Czech and Slovak: status name for a steward, bailiff, or tenant farmer, or a village headman, from German Meyer 1. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a variant of the personal name Meyer (see Meyer 2). German: variant of Macher 2.

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


Similar surnames: Major, Mayer, Mauer, Maier, Mager, Maser, Mader, Maler, Mamer, Mazer

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Majer Family Origin

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Majer Family Occupations

What did your Majer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Majer family was Chaser. The most common Majer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Majer's were Farmers. Farmer, Book Keeper and Cap Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Majer.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Book Keeper

    5%
  • Cap Maker

    5%
  • Chaser

    5%

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

Majer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Majer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Majer 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Majer. 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 Majer. For the veterans among your Majer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Majer Life Expectancy

What is the average Majer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Majer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Majer in 1954 was 62, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Majer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Majer 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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