Mayes Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name May (see May).

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

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Mayes Family Origin

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Mayes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mayes family was Farm Laborer. The most common Mayes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Mayes's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mayes.

Source: Census data for Mayes | Data not to scale

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Mayes Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Mayes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mayes in 1942 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mayes

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