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Maday Family History

Maday Name Meaning

Hungarian (also Máday): variant of Madai or Mádai (and in North America an altered form of these) habitational names for someone from a place called Mada in Szabolcs or Szatmár County or Máda in Bács or Hunyad County.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mady, Laday, Rada, Aday, Madar, Ratay, Matey, Buday, Maras, Mara

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Where is the Maday family from?

You can see how Maday families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maday family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Maday families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Maday families living in Alberta. This was about 54% of all the recorded Maday's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Maday families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maday surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maday ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Maday. 24% of Maday men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Maday women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maday were Miner and Maid. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Maday. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maday 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 557 immigration records available for the last name Maday. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Maday. For the veterans among your Maday ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maday lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Maday life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Maday in 1956 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

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