Male Family History

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Male Name Meaning

English: nickname for a virile man, from Middle English male ‘masculine’ (Old French masle, madle, Latin masculus). Belgian (van Male): habitational name from any of a number of places in Flanders named Male.

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


Similar surnames: Vale, Sale, Mole, Gale, Mule, Dale, Hale, Maple, Mare, Wale

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Male Family Origin

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Male Family Occupations

What did your Male ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Male family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Male. The most common Male occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Male's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Male | Data not to scale

Male Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Male ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Male Life Expectancy

What is the average Male lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Male 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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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Male life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Male in 1952 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Male

Famous Male Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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