Maxam Family History

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Maxam Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Maxim.

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


Similar surnames: Maxham, Maya, Azam, Mahar, Maxim, Maxie, Matas, Maxey, Malay, Maxon

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Maxam Family Origin

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Maxam Family Occupations

What did your Maxam ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Maxam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Maxam's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Maxam family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith & Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maxam.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith & Farmer

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Maxam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Maxam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maxam census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Maxam

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Maxam. 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 Maxam. For the veterans among your Maxam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maxam Life Expectancy

What is the average Maxam lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Maxam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Maxam in 1962 was 81, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maxam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maxam 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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