Maves Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Mewes, a pet form of the personal name Bartholomäus (see Bartholomew).

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


Similar surnames: Daves, Manes, Mates, Mewes, Mages, Mades, Eavey, Vales, Mees, Mapes

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Maves Family Origin

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Maves Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farms

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Saloon Keeper

    10%

In 1880, the most common Maves occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Maves's were Farmers. Farmer, Farms and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maves. A less common occupation for the Maves family was Saloon Keeper.

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Maves Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Maves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Maves in 1952 was 29, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maves

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