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Maze Name Meaning

French (Mazé): habitational name from a place in Maine-et-Loire, named in Latin as Masiacum ‘estate of Masius’, from the personal name Masius + the locative suffix -acum. French (Forez): topographic name from a feminine form of mas ‘farmhouse’, ‘house in the country’ (see Mas 2), or a habitational name from a place called La Maze (Ardèche) or Les Maze (Hérault), named with the same word. French (Mazé): from a pet form of Thomas. Northern Irish: of uncertain origin; possibly a variant of May. Slovenian: possibly from a short form of the personal name Tomaž or its pet form Tomaže(j) (see Thomas).

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


Similar surnames: Mate, Mace, Mare, Mars, Mabe, Mak, Maza, Mazo, Male, Maren

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Maze Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Maze name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    52%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Sweden

    2%

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Maze Family Origin

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Maze Family Occupations

What did your Maze ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Maze family was Keeping House. The most common Maze occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Maze's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maze.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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Maze Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Maze. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maze 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Maze. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Maze. For the veterans among your Maze ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maze Life Expectancy

What is the average Maze lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Maze life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Maze in 1941 was 50, and 68 in 2004.

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