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Makepeace Name Meaning

English: nickname for a person known for his skill at patching up quarrels, from Middle English make(n) ‘to make’ (Old English macian) + pais ‘peace’ (see Pace).

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


Similar surnames: Shakespeare, Meece, Peace, Menapace, Capece, Mazeika, Kezele, Depace

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Makepeace Family Origin

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Makepeace Family Occupations

What did your Makepeace ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Makepeace. The most common Makepeace occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Makepeace's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Makepeace family was Works In Shoe Shop.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Works In Shoe Shop

    4%

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

Makepeace Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Makepeace Life Expectancy

What is the average Makepeace lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Makepeace life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Makepeace in 1943 was 28, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Makepeace

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Makepeace 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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