Maywald Family History

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Maywald Name Meaning

Partly Americanized spelling of German Maiwald, a habitational name from Maiwaldau in Silesia, or a topographic name from a wood named as ‘May wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Mayrand, Mayhall, Wayland, Marland, Layland, Maland, Mahowald

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Maywald Family Origin

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Maywald Family Occupations

What did your Maywald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Maywald family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maywald. The most common Maywald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Maywald's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Barber

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    11%

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

Maywald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Maywald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maywald 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 Maywald. 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 Maywald. For the veterans among your Maywald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maywald Life Expectancy

What is the average Maywald lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Maywald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Maywald in 1949 was 44, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maywald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maywald 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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