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Mayhew Name Meaning

English: from the Norman French personal name Mahieu, a variant of Mathieu (see Matthew). Anglicized form of French Mailloux.

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


Similar surnames: Mathew, Mathe, Matthew, Machen, Mathey, Massey, Mathes, Maher, Mayer

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Mayhew Family Origin

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Mayhew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mayhew. A less common occupation for the Mayhew family was Farming. The most common Mayhew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Mayhew's were Farmers.

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Mayhew Historical Records

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Mayhew Life Expectancy

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