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Where is the Mayhew family from?
You can see how Mayhew families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mayhew family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mayhew families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 58 Mayhew families living in Massachusetts. This was about 24% of all the recorded Mayhew's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Mayhew families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mayhew surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mayhew. 18% of Mayhew men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Mayhew women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mayhew were Truck Driver and Seamstress.