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Mako Family History

Mako Name Meaning

Hungarian (Makó): from a pet form of the personal name Makár (see Makar ) or from a pet form of Mátyás Hungarian equivalent of Matthew . Assyrian/Chaldean: from a pet form of the personal name Malko .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mak, Makos, Mato, Maro, Marko, Manko, Miko, Maki, Macko, Malo

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Where is the Mako family from?

You can see how Mako families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mako family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 21 Mako families living in Ohio. This was about 28% of all the recorded Mako's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Mako families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mako surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mako ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mako. 39% of Mako men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Mako women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mako were Salesman and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mako. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mako census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 917 immigration records available for the last name Mako. 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 Cards

There are 288 military records available for the last name Mako. For the veterans among your Mako ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mako lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mako life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Mako in 1951 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

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