Maynor Family History

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Maynor Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from a derivative of the Continental Germanic personal name Maginhari, composed of the elements magin ‘strength’, ‘might’ + hari ‘army’.

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

Similar surnames: Mainer, Rayner, Major, Gaynor, Mayor, Maino, Manor, Marner, Manno

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Maynor Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Maynor name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Maynor. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Maynor Family Origin

Where is the Maynor family from?

Maynor Family Occupations

What did your Maynor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maynor. A less common occupation for the Maynor family was Farm Labor. The most common Maynor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Maynor's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Labor


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

Maynor Historical Records

What Maynor family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Maynor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maynor 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 326 immigration records available for the last name Maynor. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Maynor. For the veterans among your Maynor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maynor Life Expectancy

What is the average Maynor lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Maynor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Maynor in 1945 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maynor 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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