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Maddox Name Meaning

English (of Welsh origin): from the Welsh personal name Madog (see Maddock ). Variant of Maddocks .

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

Similar surnames: Maddock, Maddix, Maddy, Maddux, Maddex, Haddox, Mattox, Haddon

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Where is the Maddox family from?

You can see how Maddox families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maddox family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maddox families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Maddox families living in Ontario. This was about 69% of all the recorded Maddox's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Maddox families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maddox surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maddox ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Maddox. 34% of Maddox men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Laborer
  • Fisherman
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Census Records

There are 138,000 census records available for the last name Maddox. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maddox 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 44,000 immigration records available for the last name Maddox. 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 31,000 military records available for the last name Maddox. For the veterans among your Maddox ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maddox lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Maddox life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Maddox in 1940 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

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