Mayeaux Family History

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Mayeaux Name Meaning

French: origin uncertain. Perhaps an altered spelling of Mayaud, a nickname from Occitan maial, maiau ‘hog to be killed in May’.

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


Similar surnames: Mayeux, Mayhall, Badeaux, Mayer, Mayrand, Mineau, Jagneaux, Gareau

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Mayeaux Family Origin

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Mayeaux Family Occupations

What did your Mayeaux ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Housekeeper and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mayeaux. The most common Mayeaux occupation in the USA was Housekeeper. 50% of Mayeaux's were Housekeepers.

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  • Housekeeper

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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Mayeaux Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Mayeaux Life Expectancy

What is the average Mayeaux lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mayeaux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mayeaux in 1945 was 36, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mayeaux

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mayeaux 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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