Maker Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for someone who made or repaired things, from an agent derivative of Dutch maken ‘to make or mend’.

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

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Maker Family Origin

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Maker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Fisherman

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Maker family was Fisherman. The most common Maker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Maker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maker.

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Maker Historical Records

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Maker Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Maker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Maker in 1947 was 26, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maker

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