Mackes Family History

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Mackes Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from the Germanic personal name Macco (see Mack 2).

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

Similar surnames: Macks, Mackel, Mack, Macke, Macken, Maske, Meckes, Nacke, Mackey

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Mackes Family Origin

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Mackes Family Occupations

What did your Mackes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mackes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Mackes's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Burning Lime were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mackes. A less common occupation for the Mackes family was Inn Keeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Burning Lime

  • Inn Keeper


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

Mackes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mackes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mackes 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 116 immigration records available for the last name Mackes. 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 288 military records available for the last name Mackes. For the veterans among your Mackes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mackes Life Expectancy

What is the average Mackes lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mackes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mackes in 1963 was 68, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mackes 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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