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 Family Origin

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Maze Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Maze family was Keeping House.

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Between 1941 and 2004, 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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