Machado Family History

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Machado Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from Spanish and Portuguese machado ‘hatchet’ (a derivative of Macho 2), probably a nickname, but possibly also a habitational name, as this word is also a common element of place names.

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

Similar surnames: Macho, Machak, Macedo, Morgado, Macha, Machuca, Marcano, Machala

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Machado Family Origin

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Machado Family Occupations

What did your Machado ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farms were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Machado. A less common occupation for the Machado family was Keeping House. The most common Machado occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Machado's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farms

  • Keeping House


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

Machado Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Machado. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Machado 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 Machado. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Machado. For the veterans among your Machado ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Machado Life Expectancy

What is the average Machado lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Machado life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Machado in 1942 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Machado

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Machado 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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