Majors Family History

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Majors Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Major 1.

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


Similar surnames: Major, Magers, Moors, Meadors, Majoros, Mayor, Mayers, Mattes

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Majors Family Origin

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Majors Family Occupations

What did your Majors ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Majors occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Majors's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Majors family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Majors.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Majors Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Majors. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Majors 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Majors. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Majors. For the veterans among your Majors ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Majors Life Expectancy

What is the average Majors lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Majors life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Majors in 1942 was 59, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Majors

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Majors 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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