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Macha Family History

Macha Name Meaning

Czech (Mácha), Polish, and eastern German: variant of Mach 1. Americanized spelling of Hungarian Mácsa, from a pet form of Máté, or Mátyás, Hungarian forms of Matthew, or alternatively a habitational name for someone from a place called Mácsa.

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


Similar surnames: Mach, Bacha, Wacha, Macho, Pacha, Machak, Machac, Pach, Sacha, Vacha

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Where is the Macha family from?

You can see how Macha families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Macha family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Macha families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 15 Macha families living in Manitoba. This was about 94% of all the recorded Macha's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Macha families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Macha surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Macha ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Macha. 30% of Macha men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Macha women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Macha were Clerk and Teacher.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farming
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    27%
  • Maid
    22%
  • Waitress
    14%
  • Teacher
    14%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Macha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Macha census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 834 immigration records available for the last name Macha. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 927 military records available for the last name Macha. For the veterans among your Macha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Macha lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Macha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Macha in 1943 was 24, and 68 in 2004.

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